THE INFORMANT, Sunday, April 6 - 4:30pm

North American Premiere

To pay for his heavy debts, Marc Duval, a French expat in Gibraltar and a bar owner whose customers are drug dealers, accepts to become a one-time informant for the French Customs. Caught up in a web of political intrigue and illicit drug trade, Marc Duval quickly becomes a pawn in an international power play among drug lords and customs officials (Todd Brown, Twitch film). As Marc is constantly struggling to save his skin, tension amounts in this thriller based on the real life of Marc Fiévet. In tribute to the 70s American thrillers, Julien Leclercq recreates the 80s with great precision exploring at the same time the dirty deals schemed by the French and British Customs. Tahar Rahim as the conflicted custom agent and the dangerously charismatic Ricardo Scarmacio are part with Gilles Lellouche of “the three dream actors in this thrilling game of chess and manipulations » (Marilyne Letertre). « Gilles Lellouche (…) appears more and more like the possible Lino Ventura of our times. Which gives The Informant a certain stature » (Christophe Carrière, L’ The Informant, a captivating thriller that will put you into a cold sweat!




Get your tickets :

For advanced sales (available until midnight, the day before the screening):
Walkup: T.O.TIX*, 1 Dundas Street East, Yonge-Dundas Square, Tuesday to Saturday, 12:00 pm to 6:30 pm.

For the screenings of the day:
The Royal, 608 College Street - Every day from March 28 to April 6, starting 1h prior to the screening. Walkup and cash only.

* Service fees on tickets purchased through T.O.TIX
The presence of guests may be subject to last minute changes, which are not Cinéfranco’s responsibility.

Additional Info

  • Director: Julien Leclercq
  • Country: France
  • Cast: Gilles Lellouche, Tahar Rahim, Riccardo Scamarcio
  • Language: French (with English subtitles)
  • Runtime: 110 min
  • Year: 2013
  • Rating: 14A


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