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BLOOD TIES

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Out of Competition
Directed by :
Guillaume CANET 
Country:
FRANCE
Year:
2012
Duration:
144.00 minutes

Synopsis

New York, 1974. Fifty year-old Chris has just been released on good behavior after several years in prison following a gangland murder. Waiting for him reluctantly outside the prison gates is his younger brother, Frank, a cop with a bright future. Chris and Frank have always been different, and their father, Leon, who’d raised them alone, seems strangely to prefer Chris - this, despite all his troubles.
Yet blood ties are the ones that bind. Frank, hoping that his brother has changed, is willing to give him a chance; he shares his home, finds him a job, and helps him reconnect with his children and his ex-wife, Monica. But Chris’ past quickly catches up to him, and his descent back into a life of crime becomes inevitable. For Frank, this descent proves to be the last in a long line of betrayals, and after his brother’s latest transgressions, he banishes him from his life.
But it’s already too late; the brothers’ destiny will keep bounded, forever...


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LES PRODUCTIONS DU TRESOR - 12 rue Barbette 75003 Paris FRANCE - T : +33 (0)1 43 38 48 84 - contact@productionsdutresor.com

Distribution

MARS DISTRIBUTION - T : +33 (0)1 56 43 67 20 - contact@marsdistribution.com - http://www.marsfilms.com/

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