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Mauvais Sang

  • France / 1986 / 116min / 35mm / Colour
  • Original Title : Mauvais Sang
  • Language : French
  • Genre : Drama
  • Director : Leos Carax
  • Cast : Michel Piccoli, Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant, Hans Meyer, Julie Deply

Synopsis

A sexually transmitted disease called STBO is sweeping through France, spread by teenagers who make love out of curiosity rather than commitment. While a serum that can treat the disease has been formulated, it's been locked away in an inaccessible government building. A woman known as “The American” has hired Marc, who is deep in debt and desperate for cash, to steal the drug; Marc enlists the aid of Alex, the teenage son of one of his close friends, to help pull off the robbery.

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