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Angel-A
6.8 Rating
(181 ratings)
7.1 IMDB rating

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Jamel Debbouze

Jamel Debbouze

André Moussah
Rie Rasmussen

Rie Rasmussen

Angel-A
Akim Chir

Akim Chir

Le chef des malfrats
Eric Balliet

Eric Balliet

Garde du corps Franck
Loïc Pora

Loïc Pora

Le malfrat #2
Venus Boone

Venus Boone

La mère d'Angela


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7 years, 8 months ago at Nov 14 12:47
3 votes
At this stage of his career, I didn't know if Luc Besson was losing it or not, he's pretty unpredictable at times, but I took the risk and snapped up this film anyway. I think it was the DVD case artwork that drew me in, it's pretty special and intriguing.

I wasn't disappointed, this is a really good film. What sold it for me is how amazing an actor Jamel Debbouze is. He is charisma... read more

An average movie

1 year, 1 month ago at Jun 5 20:45
1 vote
When I first heard about this movie, I was really eager to check it out. Indeed, after 6 long years, Luc Besson was finally back in the directing chair and, up to that point, he was probably the most ambitious French director at work. Since it is a really obscure flick, in France but even more abroad, it took me eventually almost 10 years to finally find a 2nd hand dvd while I was on holiday in Fr... read more

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5 years, 5 months ago at Feb 7 20:39
1 vote
In ognuno di noi ci sono pregi e potenzialità, ma Andrè ha bisogno di Angela per scoprirli. Scenario una Parigi affascinante e magica.
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Description: Down-on-his-luck petty criminal Andre (Jamel Debbouze) has reached the end of his rope. Irreversibly in debt to a local gangster, with no one to turn to, his only solution is to plunge himself into the Seine. Just as he is perched to do so, a fellow bridge-jumper beats him to the water. Diving in, he saves Angela (Rie Rasmussen), a ... (more)
Release date: 21 December 2005
France (9), Romance (7), Fantasy (5), French (5), Paris (5), Black & White (5), Angel (5), 2007 (3), Foreign (3), Seine (3), Love (3), 2000s (2), Akim Chir (2), Character Name In Title (2), Eric Balliet (2), Venus Boone (2), Foreign Language (2), Rie Rasmussen (2), 2005 (2), Comedy (2)
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An average movie

“When I first heard about this movie, I was really eager to check it out. Indeed, after 6 long years, Luc Besson was finally back in the directing chair and, up to that point, he was probably the most ambitious French director at work. Since it is a really obscure flick, in France but even more abroad, it took me eventually almost 10 years to finally find a 2nd hand dvd while I was on holiday in France. Anyway, was it really worth the wait? Not really, I’m afraid. I mean, like all the movies directed by Besson, it was quite gogeous to look at with some really nice black-and-white cinematography but, once again as usual with Besson’s work, the story was terribly weak. Not only the plot was some rather underwhelming modern fairy tale but the characters were rather shallow and borderline u” read more

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“In ognuno di noi ci sono pregi e potenzialità, ma Andrè ha bisogno di Angela per scoprirli. Scenario una Parigi affascinante e magica.” read more

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