Shooting Stars

Film, Thrillers
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This very flash, very knowing, vastly entertaining French thriller is so ironic it almost ends back at innocence. Poupaud is a naive small time con artist who gets in way over his head when he puts together a drugs deal with the reptilian Ecoffey and his independent-minded protégée, Bohringer. Graham Guit, director and co-writer, has fun and games with a Tarantino-esque chronology, a joyous kitsch soundtrack, and a novice's delight in the mechanics of the genre: he tears it apart, reassembles it, then hides the spare parts behind a ready wit. Bright stuff.

By: TCh

Release details

Duration: 87 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Graham Guit
Screenwriter: Graham Guit, Eric Névé
Cast: Romane Bohringer
Melvil Poupaud
Elodie Bouchez
Jean-Philippe Ecoffey
Jean-Claude Flamand
Patrick Lizana
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