Night of the 12th
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The Night of the 12th
Based on a true crime book by Pauline Guéna, The Night of the 12th is a gritty mystery that's "both highly effective and brilliantly acted, where procedures and mindsets reveal a frayed society" (Cineuropa), posing uneasy questions about the male-dominated world of law enforcement, and their ability to handle the violent crimes routinely perpetrated against women.
"A deft and satisfying police procedural in command of its unusual tone, The Night of the 12th (La Nuit du 12) is perfectly cast and constructed with quietly thrilling rigour." ~ Lisa Nesselson, Screen Daily
"Always engaging, with Bouillon and Lanners both tearing into their respective roles with relish. A moody and fascinating piece of work." ~ Boyd van Hoeij, The Film Verdict
Dominik Moll’s thriller 'The Night of the 12th' won six awards at this year’s César Awards, including Best Picture, Director, and Screenplay, but there seems to be very little buzz around its U.S. release. Maybe because many critics who follow international cinema like to turn up their noses at such ...