The Killer (2007)

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The Killer (2007)
Le tueur (original title)

Leo Zimmermann,a business man from Paris dotes on his daughter.He proposes a strange offer to his killer when he is in town to execute Zimmermann.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
France
IMDb   5.7 /10
TheMovieDb    5.8 /10
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Creators
Director Cédric Anger
Writer Cédric Anger
Information
Release Date2008-01-09
Runtime1h 31mins
GenreThriller
Content Rating
Awards
CompanySBS Films, Sunrise Films
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench
Jeanne Allard
Jeanne Allard
Alana
Jean-François Leforsonney
Jean-François Leforsonney
L'avocat
Renaud Gast
Renaud Gast
L'homme à la voiture
Aline Tcheou
Aline Tcheou
Femme de chambre chinoise (as Aline Cheou)
André Bellaiche
André Bellaiche
Le loueur de voiture 1
Joel Sajerstain
Joel Sajerstain
Le loueur de voiture 2
Le jeune homme ascenseur
L'homme à la caméra
Aygalent David
Aygalent David
Le receptionniste

Le Tueur

Le Tueur (English: The Killer) is a 2007 French thriller film directed by Cédric Anger.


Plot

Christmas Eve in Paris. Leo Zimmerman is a businessman who lives for his beloved little daughter's smile. Outwardly, his life is exemplary. However, when Dimitri Kopas walks into his office, pretending to be a normal client, Leo understands that a contract is out on his head and that the young man has come to town to kill him. Overcome with anxiety and paranoia, no longer able to sleep, Leo decides to meet the killer face to face and to broker a strange deal.


Cast

  • Gilbert Melki as Léo
  • Grégoire Colin as Kopas
  • Mélanie Laurent as Stella
  • Sophie Cattani as Sylvia
  • Xavier Beauvois as Franzen
  • Jeanne Allard as Alana

Festivals

  • European Film Festival in Estoril
  • Athens French Film Festival
  • Rotterdam International Film Festival
  • FilmFest München
  • Los Angeles Festival City of Lights, City of Angels
  • Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Variety Critic's Choice)
  • Fantasia International Film Festival in Montréal
  • Nominated Louis-Delluc Award for Best First Film