Police is a 1985 French romantic neo noir crime drama film directed by Maurice Pialat and starring Gérard Depardieu, Sophie Marceau, and Sandrine Bonnaire. Written by Catherine Breillat, the film is about a moody, jaded police detective investigating a drug ring who falls for a mysterious woman and is drawn into a shady and dangerous scheme. The film had 1,830,970 admissions in France.


In the Belleville district of Paris, the widowed Mangin is a cynical and tough police detective working to smash a drug ring of Tunisian brothers. He arrests and brutally interrogates Noria, the girlfriend of one of the gang who is in jail. Though she gives him no useful information, her beauty and her tears touch his heart. She agrees to go with him in a foursome to a disco.