La Conciergerie


1h 48m 1997

Brief Synopsis

A dark comedy that begins with Jacques Laniel watching helplessly as his partner Thomas is blown away by drive-by killers. The murder throws Laniel into a personal crisis to the point that he quits the police force and becomes a private eye. He soon stumbles across another murder; that of literature

Film Details

Also Known As
Conciergerie, Haven, The
Release Date
1997
Production Company
SociTtT Radio Canada; Sodec; Super Ecran; TTlTfilm Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 48m

Synopsis

A dark comedy that begins with Jacques Laniel watching helplessly as his partner Thomas is blown away by drive-by killers. The murder throws Laniel into a personal crisis to the point that he quits the police force and becomes a private eye. He soon stumbles across another murder; that of literature prof and writer Zachary Osborne. Osborne, it turns out, was involved in real estate speculation and had just made alot of money on the sale of a halfway house called the Haven of the Monsters. Virtually every tenent of the Haven is a convicted murderer and Laniel believes this killing and the shooting of Thomas are related. Laniel is now in competition with the police, hoping to find the killer of his partner before they do.

Film Details

Also Known As
Conciergerie, Haven, The
Release Date
1997
Production Company
SociTtT Radio Canada; Sodec; Super Ecran; TTlTfilm Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 48m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Shown at Rhode Island International Film Festival August 13-16, 1998.

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (in competition) August 22 - September 2, 1997.)

Nominated for a 1997 Genie Award by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television for Best Sound Editing.

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States August 1998

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (in competition) August 22 - September 2, 1997.

Released in United States August 1998 (Shown at Rhode Island International Film Festival August 13-16, 1998.)