The Serpent (Le Serpent)
- 1h 59min
- Directed by: Éric Barbier
- Written by: Éric Barbier, Ted Lewis (novel), Trân-Minh Nam
- Cast: Yvan Attal
- Language: French
A dark tale of blackmail, guilt and vengeance based on Ted Lewis' novel, 'Plender'. Opportunistic thug Plender (Cornillac) has a near-failsafe money making system, but when he catches up with an old schoolmate made good (Attal) the scale of his operation suddenly expands - as does the extent of the damage done.
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Reviews & features
The Serpent - interview with Olga Kurylenko6 Sep 2007
The most striking thing about the slick French thriller The Serpent is Olga Kurylenko, the beautiful 27-year-old Ukrainian model-turned-actress who plays the film’s femme fatale-cum-crime victim, Sofia. Kurylenko’s character only makes it as far as the…
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