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Anne Parillaud

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Anne Parillaud, La Femme Nikita

Anne Parillaud kicks butt in the ''La Femme Nikita''

AS Nikita
IN La Femme Nikita (1990)

WHO IS SHE? Feral street punk retrained as chic assassin

SKILLS Disguises, hand-to-hand combat, and long-range sniper rifles. Burdened, however, by too much conscience.

BATTLE GEAR Cocktail minidress and stilettos

MALE ADMIRER Marco (Jean-Hugues Anglade), a supermarket cashier

DROP-DEAD DIALOGUE (As she prepares to leave Marco forever) ''I'll never kiss you again.''

CAN'T GET ENOUGH? Parillaud plays a sexy vampire who takes a bite out of organized crime in Innocent Blood (1992).

Originally posted Apr 16, 2004