Regarde les hommes tomber

Film, Thrillers

Time Out says

The first feature of the screenwriter Jacques Audiard is a clever thriller that fascinates as much for its ingenious, elliptical structure as for its noir-derived insights into obsession, loyalty and betrayal. Yanne's the salesman whose mid-life crisis coincides with his inadvertent involvement in the murder of a cop; as he sets out to trace the killer, his life begins to fall apart. At the same time, we witness the faltering growth of the friendship between seedy, aggressive con-man Trintignant and slow-witted innocent Kassovitz. Inexorably, but in surprising ways, the two stories gradually converge. And because it ends up admitting to the homo-erotic dynamics of the Trintignant-Kassovitz relationship, it's also, finally, rather more moving than the enigmatic early scenes lead one to expect.


Release details

100 mins

Cast and crew

Jacques Audiard
Alain Le Henry, Jacques Audiard
Jean Yanne
Jean-Louis Trintignant
Mathieu Kassovitz
Bulle Ogier
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