The daily grind for the police officers of the Child Protection Unit - taking in child molesters, busting underage pickpockets and chewing over relationship issues at lunch; interrogating abusive parents, taking statements from children, confronting the excesses of teen sexuality, enjoying solidarity with colleagues and laughing uncontrollably at the most unthinkable moments. Knowing the worst exists and living with it. How do these police officers balance their private lives with the reality they confront every working day?
- Director: Maïwenn
- Country: France
- Genre: Drama | Crime
- Year: 2012
- Run Time: 02:07:31
- imdb Score: 7.3/10 (2,773 votes)
- Language: French | Italian | Romanian | Arabic
- Rating: Not Rated
- Cast: Karin Viard, Joey Starr, Maïwenn and Marina Foïs
Roger Ebert - CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
"The entire movie is pitched at a scream. But the screaming is more Janis Joplin, Axl Rose, or Mary J. Blige than Jamie Lee Curtis. All the tears I shed were hard-earned. So were all the laughing and clapping and eye-covering. In each case, it was involuntary."
Wesley Morris - BOSTON GLOBE
"A fascinating multicharacter drama about the police who work in Paris' child protection unit."
Mick LaSalle - SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
Cannes Film Festival 2011
César Awards, France 2012
Best Editing and Most Promising Actress
Athens Film Festival 2011
Namur Film Festival 2011
Rio de Janeiro Int'l Film Festival 2011
Cinemania Film Festival 2011
Stockholm Int'l Film Festival 2011