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Point Blank (2010) More at IMDbPro »À bout portant (original title)

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Director:
Writers:
Fred Cavayé (scenario) &
Guillaume Lemans (scenario)
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Release Date:
1 December 2010 (France) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Samuel Pierret (Gilles Lellouche) is a nurse who saves the wrong guy -- a thief (Roschdy Zem) whose... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
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Tight action thriller, no CGI , car chases or explosions See more (40 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Gilles Lellouche ... Samuel Pierret

Roschdy Zem ... Hugo Sartet

Gérard Lanvin ... Commandant Patrick Werner

Elena Anaya ... Nadia Pierret
Mireille Perrier ... Commandant Fabre
Claire Pérot ... Capitaine Anaïs Susini

Moussa Maaskri ... Capitaine Vogel
Pierre Benoist ... Capitaine Mercier
Valérie Dashwood ... Capitaine Moreau

Virgile Bramly ... Capitaine Mansart

Nicky Naudé ... Capitaine Richert (as Nicky Naude)
Adel Bencherif ... Luc Sartet
Vincent Colombe ... Interne de garde
Chems Dahmani ... Aide-soignant
Grégoire Bonnet ... Jaffart, chef DPJ
Brice Fournier ... Marconi
Patrice Guillain ... Capitaine Auclert
Max Morel ... Max Collet
Diane Stolojan ... Témoin bus 1
David Saada ... Témoin bus 2
Arnaud Maillard ... Agent RATP
Laurence Pollet-Villard ... Gynécologue
Julie Mouamma ... Infirmière
Bénédicte Dessombz ... Réceptionniste hôpital
Grégoire Guist'hau ... Journaliste interview aide-soignant
Sylvia Amicone ... Journaliste LCI
Frédéric Kontogom ... Agent PC sécurité hôpital
Dorothée Tavernier ... Policière uniforme
Bertrand Disset ... Policier escalier
Jean-Charles Rousseau ... Policier flashball 1
Frédéric Dessains ... Policier flashball 2 (as Fred Dessains)

Sebastien Vandenberghe ... Policier barrage Samuel
Jean Selesko ... Policier salle de contrôle
Sylvain Maury ... Prévenu travesti
Marie-Catherine Soyer ... Léa (7 ans)
Léa Philippe ... Cousine Léa
Angelo Aybar ... Victor Spattoni
Jacques Colliard ... Francis Meyer
Frans Boyer ... Capitaine Marek
Philippe Couerre ... Fils Meyer

Eric Malo ... Homme de main
Arnaud Klein ... Capitaine équipe Fabre
Jade Breidi ... Capitaine équipe Fabre 2
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Robin De Lano ... Capitaine Anaïs Susini (voice)

Cedric Cirotteau ... Flic civil Quai des Orfèvres (uncredited)

Renée Fleming ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Fred Cavayé 
 
Writing credits
Fred Cavayé (scenario) &
Guillaume Lemans (scenario)

Produced by
Jeremy Burdek .... co-producer
Cyril Colbeau-Justin .... producer
Serge de Poucques .... co-producer
Jean-Baptiste Dupont .... producer
David Giordano .... executive producer
Sylvain Goldberg .... co-producer (as Sylvain Golberg)
Nadia Khamlichi .... co-producer
Adrian Politowski .... co-producer
Gilles Waterkeyn .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Klaus Badelt 
 
Cinematography by
Alain Duplantier 
 
Film Editing by
Benjamin Weill 
 
Casting by
Olivier Carbone 
 
Production Design by
Philippe Chiffre 
 
Set Decoration by
Ariane Audouard 
 
Costume Design by
Marie-Laure Lasson 
 
Makeup Department
Catherine Bruchon .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Pierre-Alexandre Cascarino .... assistant production manager
Anne Giraudau .... production manager
Capucine Grelardon .... assistant unit manager
Véronique Marchand .... post-production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bonnie Pirès .... second assistant director
Arnaud Rivaille .... third assistant director
Camille Servignat .... additional assistant director
Michael Viger .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Arthur Beaudoin .... trainee set designer
Khadija Ben Mustapha .... set dresser
Frédéric Cambon .... assistant art director
Nicolas Decaux .... supervising rigger
Gaël Langlais .... swing gang
Anthony Lecomte .... trainee set designer
Nicolas Raffy .... property master
Nicolas Romand .... set dresser
Félix Roue .... swing gang
Christian Vallat .... assistant art director
Uriel Zylberman .... art department assistant
 
Sound Department
Anael Barnaud .... boom operator
Mélanie Blouin .... assistant sound editor
Katia Boutin .... dialogue editor
Laurent Cercleux .... boom operator
Nicolas Dambroise .... sound editor
Marc Doisne .... sound re-recording mixer
Alain Féat .... supervising sound editor
Florent Lavallée .... adr recordist
Benjamin Lécuyer .... adr engineer
Benoit Maerens .... sound assistant
Pierre Mertens .... sound engineer
Simon Poupard .... sound mix technician
Olivier Thys .... assistant foley artist
Philippe van Leer .... foley artist
 
Visual Effects by
Benjamin Ageorges .... visual effects supervisor
Stephane Bidault .... visual effects supervisor
Olivier Blanchet .... digital artist
Nicolas Delbecq .... on set supervisor
Jean-Antoine Lacolle .... digital compositor
Paul Moriaux .... digital artist
Bruno Nicolas .... digital artist
Arnaud Ortmann .... digital artist
François Poupon .... visual effects artist
Amélie Rey .... visual effects coordinator
Adrien Servadio .... digital artist
Christian Tomikowski .... digital compositor
 
Stunts
Virginie Arnaud .... stunt double: Valérie Dashwood
Alain Barbier .... stunts
Affif Ben Badra .... stunts
Christian Bergner .... stunts
Carlos Bonelli .... stunts
Michel Bouis .... stunts
Frans Boyer .... stunts
Damien Buffard .... stunts
Gaëlle Cohen .... stunt trainer
Aurélie Conseil .... stunts
Gilles Conseil .... stunt coordinator
Bernard Cormerais .... stunt driver
Jean-Jacques Domingues .... stunt driver
Marion Dupré .... stunt driver
Sylvain Gabet .... stunt double: Roschdy Zem
Jean Girard .... stunts
Stephane Girondeaud .... stunt double
Frédéric Guenanain .... stunts (as Frédéric Quenanain)
Vincent Haquin .... stunts
Vladimir Houbart .... stunt driver
Francois Hulard .... stunts
Sébastien Labie .... stunts
Didier Lariviere .... stunts
Philippe Lecompt .... stunts
Alban Lenoir .... stunts
Christophe Marsaud .... stunts
Stéphanie Menuez .... stunt double: Claire Perot
Franck Merenda .... stunt double: Gilles Lellouche (as Francesco Merenda)
Angélique Meunier .... stunts
Philippe Millot .... stunts
Jean-Michel Mièle .... stunts
Philippe Morel .... stunts
Laurent Mulot .... stunt driver
Patrick Médioni .... stunts
Louis-Marie Nyee .... stunts
Ernest Pagniez .... stunts
Teddy Pierson .... stunts
Patrick Portheault .... stunt driver
Christophe Roblin .... stunt driver
Jean-Charles Rousseau .... stunt double: Gerard Lanvin
Loïc Saintilan .... stunt driver
Eric Tatin .... stunts
Frédéric Vallet .... stunts
Gunther Van Severen .... stunts (as Gunther Vanseveren)
Gérard Vauchey .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Boris Abaza .... additional first assistant camera
Nouredyne Amroun .... first assistant camera
Joan Bansillon .... grip
Franck Barrault .... gaffer
François Bert .... key grip
Eric Blanckaert .... first assistant camera (segments)
Michel Bouquerel .... electrician
Thomas Brémond .... photographer
Olivier Chardonnet .... grip
Marine Delcourt .... assistant camera
Marine Goujet .... second assistant camera
Olivier Hermant .... grip
Malek Krimed .... first assistant camera
Hans Krumenacker .... electrician
Perrotte Lara .... camera trainee
Thomas Lerebour .... second assistant camera
Alfonso Lopez de la Fuente .... grip
Yvan Quehec .... rigging gaffer
David Reinhard .... daily first assistant camera
Antoine Sanier .... b camera operator
Antoine Sanier .... first assistant camera
Gabin Siol .... additional grip
Geoffrey Thiery .... grip
 
Casting Department
Samia Fadli .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alexia Crisp-Jones .... wardrobe
Claire Lacaze .... costume supervisor
Sylvie Néant .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Myriam Coën .... digital conformation
Sophia Del-Vecchio .... digital conformation
Mickael Dumontier .... additional assistant editor
David Magalhaes .... telecine dailies colorist
Marjolaine Mispelaere .... colorist
Flora Volpelière .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Jean-Pierre Arquie .... music consultant
Klaus Badelt .... score mixer
Klaus Badelt .... score producer
Christopher Carmichael .... composer: additional music
Simone de Leuw .... score production manager
Guang-Ying Feng .... orchestrator (as Guang-Ying Feng)
Ian Honeyman .... composer: additional music
Robyn Klein .... executive in charge of music
Yue-Song Li .... orchestra recordist (as Yue-Song Li)
Dragan Petrovic .... score technical assistant
Andrew Raiher .... composer: additional music
Daniel Rojas .... score technical advisor
Seth Woodard .... score technical assistant
Ge-Fang Yang .... orchestra contractor: China (as Frank Ge-Fang Yang)
Nai-When Zhang .... music technical support (as Tom Nai-When Zhang)
Naiwen Zhang .... music technical support (as Tom Nai-When Zhang)
 
Other crew
Delphine Boulay .... travelling car
Stéphane Boulay .... travelling car
Ghislaine Cauet-Martinotto .... production coordinator
Alexia Chassot .... assistant script supervisor
Antonio Cides .... ambulance
Laurence Couturier .... script supervisor
Pierre Philippe Hendrickx .... legal advisor: Belgium
Caroline Ifrah .... lawyer
François-Régis Jeanne .... epk director
Stephane Lieser .... lawyer
Martin Metz .... production executive
Laurent Prudhomme .... ambulance
François Pujol .... location scout
Iwona Sellers .... production executive
Kevin Koeniger .... production & financing coordinator (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Christian Riffard .... thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"À bout portant" - France (original title)
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MPAA:
rated R for strong violence and some language
Runtime:
France:84 min
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Did You Know?

Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: When Samuel tries to wake up Hugo, in a shot across the corridor in the renovated hospital floor, a face can be seen on the left behind a door, looking down and talking. (around 19'30")See more »
Movie Connections:
References Diva (1981)See more »
Soundtrack:
Train PeopleSee more »

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24 out of 29 people found the following review useful.
Tight action thriller, no CGI , car chases or explosions, 30 August 2011
Author: bobbobwhite from san ramon ca

Outside of Hollywood, good and realistic action films can be successful without the Hollywood Big 3 of American action films.....CGI, car chases and boo-coo explosions. And, French films always deliver when mean, harsh, brutal and uncaring play the main roles. Great looking pregnant wife, Liam Neesom-resembling husband, despicable and brutal criminals uncaring about human values and life, and brutal dirty cops even less caring about human life made this one of my faves for the year so far.

Point Blank was a 100% serious film with great pacing and no smart-ass or comedic side tracks or poorly placed romance throw-ins as are so often stupidly done by Hollywood, plus it had plenty of the most terrifying and brutal behavior of human psychopathy to scare you silly. Other than a few timing errors where the director stayed with a few scenes longer than he should have for best effect, such as the one when the dirty cop was discovered, it was a well done seat-edge thriller to the end. And, yes, we all knew how it would end, as all those horrible experiences resulted in a typical ending.......good for the good guys and bad for the baddies.

How regular people in real life could ever have more or less normal lives after all that bloody terror and murder is beyond my understanding, but somehow these film characters seemed to be able to do it.

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