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Boarding Gate (2007)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Olivier Assayas

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Cast

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 Sau-Ming Tsang ... Abacus Boss (as Raymond Tsang)
Bing Hei Chim Bing Hei Chim ... Abacus Worker #1 (as Jim Ping Hei)
Kim Lee Wing Kim Lee Wing ... Abacus Worker #2
Fan Wei Yee 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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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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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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Details

Country:

France | Luxembourg

Language:

English | French | Cantonese

Release Date:

22 August 2007 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Boarding Gate: Seducción y muerte See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,440, 23 March 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$49,333, 20 April 2008
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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Not For The Average Joe
3 April 2008 | by vnumsSee all my reviews

If you're an average guy like me and enjoy good acting, good plot, good scripts, novel ideas, or being entertained, you might want to skip this one. I was honestly bored from the opening credits to the very end, but tried to give the film a chance, and watched it all the way through -- only to be disappointed at every turn.

The acting was unbelievably sub par, but I'm not sure if the actors themselves are to blame or if it was the ridiculously wooden and horrible dialog coupled with an even worse script. The plot is very vague and underdeveloped and I think the audience is supposed to derive some kind of deeper meaning from it, or be able to look past it in some way, but honestly to do so would be a waste of time.

The film has a kind of crude sexuality to it which doesn't serve any purpose other than to show off some tattoos and lingerie. No one seems to have any motivation except making money off of some kind of "investment" deal that is never really explained. The connections between the characters aren't terribly clear, and there is little to no character development.

This is either some kind of sub-culture film meant for a very specific audience to enjoy or absolute crap, but you can decide for yourselves.

I gave it a 2 because it is definitely one of the worst films I've ever seen, but probably not THE worst.


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