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Our review of Chicken fries: Once upon a time in Belgium


REVIEW – This black and white documentary is centered around the investigation of a Belgian cop tracking down the murderer of a young prostitute. As jubilant as endearing.

It's like being in a film noir dynamited by the bantering spirit of Benoît Poelvoorde.

This one from

It Happened Near You


Despite its double-triggered title, the documentary

Poulet frites

, signed by the earthy duo of the show “Strip-tease”, rigorously follows the investigation of a Brussels cop.

With his team of nickel-plated feet, he tracks down the murderer of a casual prostitute murdered in his apartment.

Note, it's all true.

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The victim, Kalima Sissou, had his throat cut.

The young woman had an ex-boyfriend named Alain.

Notorious junkie, butcher by training, he seems to be the ideal culprit.

However, he fiercely denies it, arguing that he has no memory of the night of the murder.

A piece of evidence will change everything: a fries found in the victim's "food bowl".

Three years after their César…

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Source: lefigaro

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