At the cinema on February 23, 2022, “According to the police” is the new film by Frédéric Videau and has a very solid cast. Brilliant actors and actresses to immerse us in an unprecedented way in the police institution; and which are revealed in a first tense trailer.
According to the police, another look at a job under pressure
The police and the cinema are a great passionate story, with as much love as hate. And rather than sticking to a simple police / thug dialectic, French cinema has made a specialty of treating the police alone, as fascinated by ideas and the individuals who make them. In 2021, North Bac by Cédric Jimenez has met with success and controversy. In 2020 Omar Sy and Virginie Efira shone in Police by Anne Fontaine. There was also Bronx by Olivier Marchal, Lost bullet by Guillaume Pierret … The police are a favorite subject, whether in a detective film or in any other genre. After To me alone, released in 2012, Frédéric Videau will present his new film According to the police, planned for the cinema February 23, 2022.
A film that is revealed in an intriguing trailer tinged with dread (at the head of the article).
One morning, a worn-out field cop, whom everyone in his station calls Ping-Pong, burns his police card and disappears without warning. During one day and one night, his colleagues look for him, cross him and lose him in Toulouse and its suburbs. But each passing hour brings Ping-Pong closer to its destiny.
Big casting for dark destinies
Ping-Pong is Patrick d’Assumçao, a theater actor and author’s film actor more and more in demand since his debut on the big screen in 2010. Around him, we find a beautiful cast composed in particular of Sofia Lesaffre , Laetitia Casta, Simon Abkarian, Alban Lenoir and the late Jean-François Stévenin. The trailer images for According to the police seem to promise very long days and nights, with a form of exhaustion which suggests that a tragedy is about to occur. Frédéric Videau, director and also screenwriter close to the Larrieu brothers, seems to have created there a gallery of various characters but all representative of the police institution. We are curious to know and see more!