Empire des loups, L' (2005)
France / French
"If You Can't Remember Your Past...You Can't Save Your Future.
"When the young detective Paul Nerteaux (Jocelyn Quivrin) finds the third slashed female corpse of illegal Turkish immigrants...
Better than I expected..Considering the reviews
I keep finding myself liking French action movies more than Hollywood
films. Not that I hate Hollywood action films. This particular movie is
good at one thing. Escapism. Pure escapism. The plot is so so, but the
movie is such that almost 2 hours go by and I've hardly noticed.
This movie is much better than The Crimson Rivers 2. Although I love
the character in that movie. Jean Reno's beard in this one is a lil off
putting. But still great acting nonetheless. Empire of the Wolves (as
is the name on the disk.. if you entered that in search in IMDb you'd
come up empty handed. ) has great similarities to the first Crimson
Rivers. Although there, the camera work was so superiour that there's
no comparison. Crimson Rivers 2 is not based on a novel of the first
movie. This one is. The score is pretty good. And the female lead did a
darn good job with what she was given. I'm not entirely sure why some
didn't like the movie, maybe they were expecting Delicatessen or some
masterpiece. But hey, up against most of the Hollywood fare, this one
Quality: 4/10 (confusing storyline) Entertainment: 10/10 Replayable:
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