A French take on American cops-and-chases movies, Point Blank, a hurtling thriller directed by former fashion photographer Fred Cavayé is jammed with stylish sensibility and missing sense. Mostly it’s an audience-goosing run around Paris, as an innocent guy (Gilles Lellouche) is forced to help a seemingly guilty guy (Roschdy Zem) slip the cops if the first guy wants to see his pregnant wife again. Putting the unborn child at risk is a nasty touch. B
TORMENTED HUSBAND Gilles Lellouche in Point Blank (Magnolia Pictures)
Genre: Foreign Language; Starring: Gilles Lellouche; Director: Fred Cavay ; Release Date Limited: 07/22/2011; Runtime (in minutes): 84; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Magnolia Pictures
Posted August 9 2011 — 12:00 AM EDT
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