13 (Tzameti) (2006)

13 (Tzameti)
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 33mins.
Genres Drama, Thriller, Foreign
Keywords suspenseful
Status Released
US Release Date
  • Mickey Rourke ... He's Baaaaack!
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  • 2006 Sundance Film Festival Lineup
    By: Brian Marder November 30, 2005 1:02pm GMT+0000

    2006 Sundance Film Festival Lineup

Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
George Babluani Actor Sebastien 1 1000001
Aurelien Recoing Actor Jacky 1 1000002
Philippe Passon Actor Jean-Francois 1 1000003
Pascal Bongard Actor Master of Ceremonies 1 1000004
Fred Ulysse Actor Alain 1 1000005
Nicolas Pignon Actor Romain 1 1000006
Vania Vilers Actor Mr. Schloendorf 1 1000007
Olga Legrand Actor n/a 1 1000008
Augustin Legrand Actor n/a 1 1000009
Philippe Beautier Actor n/a 1 1000010
Gela Babluani Director n/a 2 2000001
Gela Babluani Producer n/a 3 3000001
Fanny Saadi Producer n/a 3 3000002
Olivier Oursel Co-Producer n/a 170 3000003
Jean-Marie Delbary Co-Producer n/a 170 3000004
Bruno Daniault Co-Producer n/a 170 3000005
Sabine Bauchart Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Tariel Meliava Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Noemie Moreau Editor n/a 172 7000001
East (Troublemakers) Music n/a 120781 8000001
Bernard Peault Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Synopsis
Twenty-two-year-old Sebastien leads an impoverished life with his immigrant family constantly struggling to support them. While repairing the roof of a neighbor's house, he overhears a conversation about an expected package which promises to make the household rich. Sensing the opportunity of a lifetime, Sebastien intercepts the package which contains a series of specific instructions. Following the clues, he assumes a false identity and manages to slip through the grasp of the enclosing police as he ventures deeper and deeper into the countryside. The closer he gets to his destination and the more people he meets along the way, the less he understands about what he is looking for. Ultimately, he comes face to face with a ring of clandestine gamblers placing bets on the outcome of a multi-player, high stakes tournament of Russian roulette.
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