Blu-ray Release: Police

Blu-ray Release Date: Feb. 21, 2017
Price: Blu-ray $12.99
Studio: Olive Films


Gerard Depardieu (1900) stars as a tough French detective in Maurice Pialat’s 1985 romantic drama Police.

He portrays Louis Mangin, a policier known for his hard-nosed interrogation tactics, and his code of honor is tested when he finds himself attracted to a drug dealer’s girlfriend (Sophie Marceau, Beyond the Clouds) who is also a suspect in a drug smuggling syndicate.

Police is directed by Maurice Pialat (Mouth Agape) from a screenplay by Pialat, Catherine Breillat (Bluebeard), Sylvie Danton and Jacques Fieschi. It features supporting performances by Sandrine Bonnaire (Queen to Play), Richard Anconina (A Stone in the Mouth) and Pascale Rocard (Rabbit Fever).

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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.