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Directed by Hélène Cattet, Bruno Forzani

France, Belgium 2017 90 mins. In French

A gang of ne’er-do-wells rob an armored truck, getting away with the gold bars. Hiding out, trouble ensues when unexpected guests AND the cops arrive, resulting in epic and complexly staged action. Cattet and Forzani (Amer, The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears) continue to channel their love of giallo cinema, but stretch in new directions, gloriously borrowing from spaghetti Westerns and Italian crime films. “Boiled down to a blurb, it’s like Alejandro Jodorowsky (El Topo) directed Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire.”—Birth. Movies. Death. In French with English subtitles.

Filmography: The Strange Color of Your Body’s Tears (2013), Amer (2009)

Reviews: Birth.Movies.Death, Cinema Scope, Variety, The Film Stage

Interviews: Cinema Scope

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