Largo (Winch) is the illegitimate son of Nerio Winch, a billionaire industrialist, who did business very much in a greyish manner. When Nerio sensed that his time was up he named Largo his ... See full summary »
Largo Winch, the newly appointed CEO of the W Group, is accused of crimes against humanity on the very day he announces his intention to sell his corporation and use the proceeds to create a humanitarian foundation.
Taken from the hardcover comic books by Jean Van Hamme and Philippe Francq and adapted for television, this film is the begining of the wonderful adventure of a hero who, the only powers in his hands are his charm, sense of adventure and justice.
It's the story of an orphan (Largo Winch) who finds out that his rich billionaire tycoon father (Nerio Winch) got killed and that he inherits all his assets. Eventually he is the target of a secret organization and also all his father's enemies.
This film is important because it is the starting film that made possible a wonderful television series called the Largo Winch series. It is also important because its co-producers are from many countries including Canada, France and the U.S.A. It shows to the world that co-operation can sometimes produce an interesting result...
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