Original title: Le serpent aux mille coupures
- 1h 44m
A dangerous hitman finds refuge in a farm but stumbles upon drug dealers and racist farmers.A dangerous hitman finds refuge in a farm but stumbles upon drug dealers and racist farmers.A dangerous hitman finds refuge in a farm but stumbles upon drug dealers and racist farmers.
The hero with no name nor motivation
This movie is rather faithful to the DOA's novel which was released back in 2009. It's a sort of thriller with a nameless hero, a mysterious killer whose motivations will remain unknown, except that he had to deal with the Colombian cartels. The fierce and ruthless gangs from South America. This scheme reminded me a little Robert Enrico's LE SECRET, adapted from a Francis Ryck's novel, but this was more an espionage tale. Here, the convincing Tomer Sisley could have the Jean-Louis Trintignant's character in this story which takes place in the French country side. This is not a remake of the Enrico's film. The gunfight scenes seem a bit awkward, lacking something to be totally convincing, but that's a good film. The bad guy seems to be a sort of Asian Madds Mikkelsen and I loved the killer's sidekick, an ordinary man who plays an improvised killer assistant. Thsi character is really odd and interesting. I have always loved supporting actors and characters, far more than the lead. Some horrible torture sequences, not for the squeamish. And one more thing: the little girl who is supposed to have a white mother and a black daddy looks more a mix-up between a Spanish descent and an Indian...
- Apr 8, 2017
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