Events for September 3rd, 2011
Directed by Fred Cavayé. France. 2010. R. 84 min. Magnolia Pictures. 35mm.
Fri, Sep 2 thru Thu, Sep 8 -- Roll over to view showtimes.
“Point Blank, a French action film that has nothing to do with the 1967 (and highly Frenchified) John Boorman flick of the same name, opens with a bang: An apparent burglar (Roschdy Zem) running from the scene of an office break-in gone wrong. Zem, a familiar presence in the films of French–North African director Rachid Bouchareb, is chased by a pair of hit men over the rooftops and through the catacombs of “downtown” Paris, to be saved for the moment when a providential car accident lands him—wham!—in the hospital. More»