Broussard is stuck in traffic and runs after them. Mesrine and Jean-Paul continue on with the robberies, and while having target practice in the woods one day, they are caught by two forest rangers, and forced to kill them and leave them. Some movies like Mesrine Part 2: Public Enemy 1: Public Enemies 2009 , Doberman 1997 , Bronson 2008 , 22 Bullets 2010 , Son of a Gun 2014. While Jeanne and Mesrine are away to try and collect the ransom money, the man manages to crawl to the balcony, break the glass, and call for help. The incredible and brutal story of Jacques Mesrine continues. The film has earned comparisons to the American film , and earned rave reviews for his portrayal of Mesrine.
He returns to robberies with Michel, but his reckless behaviour including robbing two banks at the same time causes Michel to abandon Mesrine. Cassel is the driving force behind the whole film, without him it would have been an average to good film - with him it's good to great. They take their uniforms, take another prisoner as a cover and head over the wall, where the prisoner is shot while trying to escape with them. However, although they have a daughter, and later two sons, Mesrine continues to be in the robbery business, causing him to get arrested and sent to prison in late 1960. Mesrine informs the guard to bring his case file from Besse's cell and Besse attacks and subdues the guards with the spray, Mesrine then attacking them as well. The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
After several months, they put their plan into practice, kidnapping the man and spiriting him away to a flat in the city. He and Jeanne hatch a plan to kidnap and hold a French-Canadian billionaire, a decrepit man paralyzed from the waist down. Guido treats him for his injuries, and suggests that he should leave the country until the things cool down, to which Mesrine agrees. Certainly, he does afford us some light touches. Mesrine becomes more and more dillusioned with the media, secretly meeting with reporters and giving controversial interviews. After nearly two decades of legendary criminal feats -- from multiple bank robberies and to prison breaks -- Mesrine was gunned down by the French police in Paris.
They are subsequently captured in the desert, while at about the same time, Guido and Paul are murdered back in France by an unknown assailant. Mesrine stages another daring escape and disappears into the lawless underworld, taunting the police and reinventing himself as a celebrity criminal through his savvy manipulation of the media. Le président du tribunal à Compiègne. . They soon get into robbery business with Paul's boss, Guido, and from him, he obtains a as a loan. He also meets François Besse, another convict and his solitary confinement neighbour, and hatches an escape plan; Besse smuggles pepper spray through a cookie box in prison which can pass through the detectors since it's covered in aluminum foil , while Mesrine meets with his lawyer, who smuggles dual handguns in her briefcase.
They manage to get away. Jacques Dallier - journaliste pour Minute. He is now with Sylvie, who becomes his new girlfriend. He then writes a book about his life, which angers his lawyer, who states that his biography places him in a difficult position, since he confesses to everything in public, but he rebuffs it. After two months, French intelligence locates Mesrine's apartment, and Commissioner Broussard negotiates with Mesrine, who surrenders. He brandishes the gun in the court, forces the guards to uncuff him, and takes a judge hostage temporarily, while his apprentice, Michel, awaits, and the duo escapes. In 1966, Mesrine, now a gangster, goes into a bar.
They hatch a plan to break Roger and friends out of prison, which does not go as intended. Cast Cast overview, first billed only:. Notation concludes that Jeanne was released after serving her sentence, and went back to France to live freely, while Jean-Paul split with Mesrine and was shot dead a year later while robbing a bank. Her face seems just too honest. Now back in France, Mesrine is finally in police custody and facing justice for his crimes but he is soon on the run once again. Featuring a career defining performance from Vincent Cassel, the two part saga follows the incredible series of hold-ups, prison breaks and kidnappings throughout the 70's and 80's across several continents. A year later, in 1979, Mesrine is living a wealthy life and buys himself a , and contacts his old friend from prison, Charlie Bauer, and they also start a series of robberies.
After checking the area, Mesrine and Sylvie arrive at their car and drive off. However, in March 1973, he is arrested after a successful heist, but as he is transferred to the courtroom, he requests to use the bathroom, and retrieves a pistol hidden in the toilet tank. After stealing from a mob operated casino, the pair attract the attention of local mob bosses. Mesrine and Jeanne are sent back to Canada, where Jeanne is sentenced to five years, and Mesrine is sentenced to 10 years. On 2 November 1979, Mesrine and Sylvie leave their apartment disguised, with Sylvie taking her poodle, but Broussard's men are after them. I certainly put myself in the villain camp, and so does Cassel and it shows.
During his time in prison, he reunites with his daughter, after 12 years of absence, and she is also present when he pleads his case in court. After such a monumental rise, comes the inevitable fall as Broussard closes in, bringing the life of jacques Mesrine to full bloody circle. Later Mesrine manages to call Jeanne, to tell her he plans to break her out of prison, but, fearful for them both and wanting to abandon her old life of crime, with the prison weakening her, she severs her ties to him. After escaping a courtroom and kidnapping the judge at gunpoint, Mesrine is declared public enemy No. Meanwhile, Mesrine kidnaps Jacques Tillier, who wrote an article about him that he doesn't like, and makes him strip naked, then beats him and shoots him, presuming him dead. Le père de Jacques Mesrine. The first part, Mesrine: Killer Instinct, was based on Mesrine's autobiographical book L'instinct de mort, while the second part, Mesrine: Public Enemy Number One, detailed Mesrine's criminal career.
I don't want to always think how I have to work half a year just so I could buy some thing. The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Therein lies Cassel's greatest achievement in the film - to create a character for which all you can feel is antipathy but nevertheless to find him intriguing enough to carry on watching. Mesrine finds out the next day that Tillier survived the ordeal. He is sent to the prison, where he is exposed to extreme torture and pain. Roger is shot and killed. They gain access to his home by taking the jobs of a maid and a chauffeur.
I do have some small criticisms, such as Anne Consigny's who incidentally appeared with Almaric in 'Wild Grass', 'A Christmas Tale' and 'The Diving Bell and the Butterfly' unconvincing role as Mesrine's corrupt solicitor. This angers Besse, and he leaves him. Jacques Mesrine's inherent evil is often masked by a jocular bravado and his monologues justifying his way of life are mesmerising - but you're never convinced enough to actually like him. On his return to France, he moves into his parents' home, where he reunites with his mother and his father. Even if it's less focused than its predecessor, it's more fun. Using Guido's status as a local crime boss as protection from their enemies, after committing some robberies, Paul and Mesrine briefly leave for the , where Mesrine meets and falls in love with Sofia, who moves to France with him, and they marry.