“An exciting, epic policier with whiffs of both its American cousin and Scorsese” – John Defore, The Hollywood Reporter
Drafthouse Films presents THE CONNECTION, the gritty, action-packed European flip side to The French Connection, starring Academy Award® winner Jean Dujardin!
In theaters May 15!
Fantastic Fest and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema have a long-standing commitment to supporting exciting and provocative films from emerging filmmakers. That’s why we want to share the news about Drafthouse Films’ upcoming release of Cédric Jimenez’s confident, breathtakingly stylish and tough-as-nails cop thriller THE CONNECTION.
THE CONNECTION – In theaters May 15, 2015!
Starring: Academy Award® winner Jean Dujardin (The Artist, The Wolf of Wall Street), Gilles Lellouche (Point Blank, Mesrine: Killer Instinct), Céline Sallette (Rust and Bone), Mélanie Doutey (The Flower of Evil), and Benoît Magimel (The Piano Teacher)
Directed by: Cédric Jimenez
THE CONNECTION is director and co-writer Cédric Jimenez’ second feature film following Aux Yeux de Tous. A native of Marseilles, a city long known for its drug trafficking activities, Jimenez brings a keen knowledge of the place to his latest film. Directed by Cédric Jimenez. Written by Audrey Diwan and Cédric Jimenez. Cinematography by Laurent Tangy. Art direction by Patrick Schmitt. A Drafthouse Film release.