Police (1985)

Genres - Drama, Action  |   Sub-Genres - Police Drama, Action Thriller, Urban Drama  |   Release Date - Oct 10, 1986 (USA)  |   Run Time - 113 min.  |   Countries - France  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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This strange crime-cum-romance story starts out with the ordinary work-a-day life of Mangin, an apparently straight-and-narrow cop (Gerard Depardieu), and then segues into a love story after he meets Noria, a beautiful Arab woman (Sophie Marceau) who has just been arrested during a drug raid. Mangin grills her, but his buddy, a lawyer of dubious ethics named Lambert (Richard Anconina), gets the woman released. Enamored almost from the beginning, Mangin begins to pursue Noria and soon finds himself faced with making the ethical decision to arrest her -- or not.

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drug-bust, ethics, lawyer, love, police-officer