Attention Bandits! (1986)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama, Family Drama  |   Run Time - 98 min.  |   Countries - France  |  
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Claude Lelouch's Bandits combines a murder story with a skewered view of "family values." Jewel thief Jean Yanne ships his daughter Marie-Sophie Lelouch off to a Swiss boarding school. His motives are not altogether paternal: Yanne intends to avenge the murder of his wife, and doesn't want his daughter around to complicate his plans. In Switzerland, Lelouch falls in love with a young criminal, and the cycle that has entrapped her father starts all over again. Nothing is what it seems and nothing that happens is what we expect in Bandits.

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revenge, daughter, jewel-robbery, killing, boarding-school, robbery, ex-convict, family, frame-up, kidnapping, military