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The Hook (2004)
"Je suis un assassin" (original title)

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Ben Castelano
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Suzy Castelano
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Brice Kantor
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Kouznetov
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Antoine Chappey ...
Le capitaine Stéfanini
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Alain Figlarz ...
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Pomme Bourcart ...
La serveuse au pansement
Thierry Calas ...
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Alain Mayol ...
Un copain du costaud
Jean-Marie Mondini ...
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Strangers on a Train meets Harry He is Here to Help...
2 June 2004 | by (Sydney Australia) – See all my reviews

Ben meets former colleague Brice in a train station book-shop. Ben is a down-on-his-luck writer with a manuscript but no publisher, Brice is a rich & successful author, but has writer's block due to his current marital problems. Brice devises a plan that will benefit both of them - however, it will only work if his estranged wife is out of the picture. Ben initially rejects the idea, but after divulging the plan to his strangely intrigued wife, he is persuaded to commit the murder. So begins his descent into hell, with enough Hitchcockian references and moments of black humour to keep this jaded film-goer happy. Film does lose its way a bit in the last two reels, but basically held my interest for its 100 minutes.A delicious thriller.


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