Sunday 04 June 2006
The difference is that they don't play one cop and one crook. In 36, the stars are both cops - and they're both pretty crooked, too. It's Dirty Harry versus Even Dirtier Harry. The full French title is 36 Quai des Orfèvres, which is the address of the police headquarters in Paris. The top job at the CID is coming up, and as the two prime candidates are former friends, their longstanding rivalry explodes, flinging them even further from the rule book than usual. If it's all a little too neat and tidy at the end, 36 will still make a grimly thrilling night out for fans of cigarettes, leather coats and black Mercedes.
It's a treat, too, to have the chance at long last to settle the famous dispute: which man has the biggest, wonkiest nose in French cinema?
ReviewThese heroes in a half shell should have been left in hibernation
Sek, k'athjilari! (That’s “yes, definitely” to non-native speakers).TV
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Jack the Ripper: Scientists who claims to have identified notorious killer has 'made serious DNA error'
- 2 Ebola outbreak: What is bushmeat – and is it to blame for the disease that has killed thousands?
- 3 Star Wars memorabilia called a 'bit of plastic' on Antiques Roadshow by Fiona Bruce valued at £50,000
- 4 Meet Thea, Norway's 12-year-old child bride
- 5 Russell Brand might seem like a sexy revolutionary worth getting behind, but he will only fail his fans
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Alfred Hitchcock's unseen Holocaust documentary to be screened
X Factor 2014 results: Chloe Jasmine and Stephanie Nala sent home
Star Wars memorabilia called a 'bit of plastic' on Antiques Roadshow by Fiona Bruce valued at £50,000
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Sorry Judy Finnigan – Ched Evans is no less sickening than an alleyway rapist
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Workers 'could be forced to pay £5 a week' to get benefits
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'