The Crimson Rivers

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The Crimson Rivers ★★ Les Rivieres Pourpres 2001 (R)

Audacious and gruesome thriller set in the French Alps. A librarian from the local private university is found horribly mutilated on a mountain slope and Parisian investigator Pierre Niemans (Reno) is called in. Before long, there's more than one victim, all of whom have ties to the university, and Niemans has a young, aggressive partner in provincial policeman Max Kerkerian (Cassel). French with subtitles or dubbed. 105m/C VHS, DVD . FR Jean Reno, Vincent Cassel, Nadia Fares, Dominique Sanda, Laurent Avare, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Didier Flamand; D: Mathieu Kassovitz; W: Mathieu Kassovitz, Jean-Christophe Grange; C: Thierry Arbogast; M: Bruno Coulais.