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Detective movies take center stage on Orange cinéma séries



* Orange is partnering the Beaune International Detective Film Festival
* Channels from the Orange cinéma séries package are offering special detective features

From April 1 to 5, 2009, Orange will be officially partnering the Beaune International Detective Film Festival (formerly the Cognac Detective Film Festival), further strengthening its commitment to cinema that began over 10 years ago with the Cannes Film Festival, British Academy Film Awards, Asian Film Festivals and Deauville American Film Festival.

For this occasion, Orange cinéma séries has got out its magnifying glass and raincoat to create a special selection of detective films. In this way, the Orange ciné choc channel will be offering you a series of French detective films in which you will be able to find Inspector Lavardin and Police. American cinema is also in the spotlight, with a selection of Steven Seagal’s best films throughout April. Lastly, Orange ciné géants will be presenting film noir classics with Robert Mitchum.

On Orange ciné choc
At 8:40 pm every Friday, from April 3 to 24: Steven Seagal special
- The Glimmer Man – April 3
- Hard to Kill – April 10
- Out for Justice – April 17
- Above the Law – April 24
- And also, only on demand, Exit Wounds

At 10:30 pm every Sunday, from April 5 to 26: detective special with leading actors
- Claude Chabrol’s Inspector Lavardin, with Jean Poiret – April 5
- Maurice Pialat’s Police, with Gérard Depardieu - April 12
- Philippe Labro’s La Crime, with Claude Brasseur - April 19
- Yves Boisset’s Dupont Lajoie, with Jean Carmet - April 26

On Orange ciné géants
At 11 pm every Saturday, from April 4 to 25: film noir with Robert Mitchum
Orange ciné géants is plunging into the world of film noir with one of its most emblematic actors, Robert Mitchum, presenting four classic films:
- Edward Dmytryk’s Crossfire – April 4
- Jacques Tourneur’s Out of the Past – April 11
- Don Siegel’s The Big Steal – April 18
- Rudolph Maté’s Second Chance – April 25

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