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My Father Saved My Life (2001)

115 min | Drama

Joe, international poker player, is considered an irresponsible family-chief. His two sons drifted into gangsterism. The older dies from it. The younger, Manu, was sentenced to death. Joe takes on to a terrific battle in order to save his ...See moreJoe, international poker player, is considered an irresponsible family-chief. His two sons drifted into gangsterism. The older dies from it. The younger, Manu, was sentenced to death. Joe takes on to a terrific battle in order to save his son. Will he succeed in it? For life has more than one trick in its well-worn sleeve. See less
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José Giovanni (novel "Il avait dans le coeur des jardins introuvables") (screenplay) | Bertrand Tavernier
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Mar 31, 2001 (United States)
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Nicolas Abraham
Maître Hecquet Maître Hecquet   See fewer
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Maria Pitarresi
Doriane Teneraux Doriane Teneraux   See fewer
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Eric Defosse
Manouche Manouche   See fewer
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Gabriel Briand
Patron du bistrot Patron du bistrot   See fewer
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Charlotte Kady
La prostituée La prostituée   See fewer
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Christian Auger
Le condamné qui ne veut pas mourir Le condamné qui ne veut pas mourir   See fewer
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Michel Cordes
Pierre Mondolini Pierre Mondolini   See fewer
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Philippe Duclos
Surveillant Cobra Surveillant Cobra   See fewer
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Sophie Ladmiral
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Marie Marczack
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Jacques Petitjean
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Christophe Reymond
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Philippe Saïd
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Alexandre Fabre
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Cécile Thiercelin
Laetitia Laetitia   See fewer
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Lucien Abbet
L'Espagnol L'Espagnol   See fewer
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Franck Adrien
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Jean-Marc Avocat
Homme au chapeau mou Homme au chapeau mou   See fewer
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Sébastien Azzopardi
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Geoffrey Bateman
Colonel américain Colonel américain   See fewer
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Didier Bernard
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Nicole Biondi
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Cosette Boutet de Monvel
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L'homme envoloppé L'homme envoloppé   See fewer
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Christina Crevillén
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Bernard Cupillard
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Soeur patronne auberge Soeur patronne auberge   See fewer
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Frédéric Domet
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Marcel Duclos
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Jérôme Fonlupt
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Francis Frappat
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Bernard Gerland
L'homme endimanché L'homme endimanché   See fewer
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Mimi Janian
Jeune femme poker Jeune femme poker   See fewer
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Fabienne Labanda
Une visiteuse Une visiteuse   See fewer
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Claude Lesko
Commissaire Langres Commissaire Langres   See fewer
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Gilles Mercklin
Roger Nimier Roger Nimier   See fewer
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Stéphane Naigeon
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Henri-Edouard Osinski
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Christian Prola
Jockey intérieur auberge Jockey intérieur auberge   See fewer
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André Sanfratello
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Rebecca Stella
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Valentin Traversi
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7.2 / 10 | 140 votes