Poliss (Polisse): Cannes Review
Filmmaker-star Maiwenn's socially-minded film is packed with raw, visceral performances from an accomplished cast.
CANNES -- A powerhouse of emotional jolts, freewheeling comedy and socially-minded storytelling, Poliss (Polisse) reps an admirable step up for writer-director-actress Maiwenn, and one which should finally expand her audience beyond French borders. This extensive portrayal of officers working in a Parisian Child Protection Unit is packed with raw energy and visceral performances from an accomplished cast, and despite an unwieldy episodic structure, the film touches where it matters most.
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