Max and the Junkmen
Max and the Junkmen (2012)

Claude Sautet's elegant and sophisticated crime drama stars the great Michel Piccoli as Max, a Paris detective hellbent on justice at any cost after watching one too many wily criminals slip through his fingers. Following a chance… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 10, 2012
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A.O. Scott
New York Times

Has the matter-of-fact look and careful pace of a precinct-house procedural.

Stephen Garrett
Time Out

The deep cynicism would be depressing if it weren't so riveting.

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Jaime N. Christley
Slant Magazine

Regarding Michel Piccoli's Max, Claude Sautet's film resists judgment, neither condoning nor signposting the despicable nature of his choices.

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Walter M.
Max(Michel Piccoli), a police inspector, is angry that he is too late to prevent another lethal bank robbery. Not only that but that his pet informant may have… More
Emily B.
Claude Sautet is mainly known for Film Noirs in his early career (Classe tous risque) and the more human dramas he became associated with from the late sixties… More