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Boarding Gate (2007)

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A beautiful woman, Sandra, seduces a wealthy businessman, Miles Rennburg. Little does he realise that she has been sent to kill him at the behest of her boyfriend/crime partner, Lester. Controlling all this is Sue, Lester's wife.

Director:

Olivier Assayas

Writer:

Olivier Assayas
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Asia Argento ... Sandra
Michael Madsen ... Miles Rennberg
Kelly Lin ... Sue Wang
Carl Ng ... Lester Wang
Kim Gordon ... Kay
Alex Descas ... Andrew
Joana Preiss ... Lisa
Sau-Ming Tsang ... Abacus Boss (as Raymond Tsang)
Bing Hei Chim ... Abacus Worker #1 (as Jim Ping Hei)
Kim Lee Wing Kim Lee Wing ... Abacus Worker #2
Fan Wei Yee ... Abacus Worker #3 (as Ricky Wong)
Boss Mok Boss Mok ... Mr. Ho
Régis Vidal Régis Vidal ... DJ at Vega
François-Renaud Labarthe François-Renaud Labarthe ... Night Watchman
Mustapha Abdellah Mustapha Abdellah ... Security Guard
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Storyline

An Italian woman who lives in London has a passionate affair with a former financial big gun. She also had a second lover, a contract killer who has to kill the big gun. Her second lover's wife is behind the scenes, pulling the strings. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

She's losing control again

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, sexual content, language and some drug material | See all certifications »

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What Time Is Love
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Good movie
21 September 2008 | by bob4081See all my reviews

This is a good movie to watch if you like dark action dramas. The plot is twisted and shows the darker side of life and the black market. There are some hot sex related scenes, and pretty good acting throughout. The colors and effects used in production are characteristic of other contemporary works in this genre.

I particularly like how the film shows a "real life" scenario where the ones involved in dirty deeds are powerful and vulnerable all at the same time. It also shows the women as being cunning and treacherous, rather than just pawns who stand behind the men. Mad props to the director/producer for going out on a limb and taking this approach. It adds another level of sexual something and uniqueness.

Not a movie for those who like happy endings that give you all the answers. If you like movies like The Usual Suspects, Trainspotting, or Requiem for a Dream, ...you should check this film out.


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Country:

France | Luxembourg

Language:

English | French | Cantonese

Release Date:

22 August 2007 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,440, 23 March 2008

Gross USA:

$49,333

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$586,888
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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