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The Serpent – Review

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Joseph Plender (Cornillac), is a ruthless predator with a snake tattoo, who blackmails wealthy married men for money after setting them up with a beautiful girl. He meets up with former classmate, fashion photographer Vincent Mandel (Attal). Mandel is caught up in an ugly divorce and fighting for the custody of his children. Plender, motivated by pure hatred for Mandel, sees his opportunity for revenge for a childhood prank.

WHAT’S IT LIKE?

Based on English writer Ted Lewis’ book Plender, this is an enticing and gripping thriller with bite. It’s extremely violent with an implausible premise which only the French can make totally believable. It’s very stylish and Attal and Cornillac’s spellbinding performances keep you watching. An intriguing little thriller if a tad on the long side.

Opens nationwide on 14 September 2007

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