THE SQUAD / THE SWEENEY PARIS
Original title: ANTIGANG
Action, Comedy. France. 2014.
Directed by Benjamin Rocher.
Written by Tristan Schulmann and François Loubeyre.
With Jean Réno, Caterina Murino, Alban Lenoir, Thierry Neuvic, Stefi Celma, Oumar Diaw, Sébastien Lalanne, Jean-Toussaint Bernard, Jacob Cedergren.
Produced by Raphaël Rocher, Henri Debeurme, Thierry Desmichelle, Lionel Uzan, James Richardson, Alan Niblo.
French release: August, 19th 2015 (SND)
Buren is an old time cop who doesn’t play by the rules. In the Paris underworld his squad is never afraid to use their muscle and guns to enforce the law. With their every move under the scrutiny of Lenoir their new boss, Buren knows his time is running out. When a heist turns into murder, Buren follows his guts and raids the house of Kasper a former convict. But Kasper has a rock-solid alibi and Buren has to let him go. Sidelined, Buren and his squad disobey Lenoir’s orders to try and stop an ongoing bank robbery. The operation is a blood bath…
A Capture The Flag Films, SND, Vertigo Films, M6 Films production. With the participation of OCS, M6, W9.
French version of the British feature The Sweeney.
International Sales: SND