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Rapt (2009)

26 Apr

125m; France

Director: Lucas Belvaux

Cast: Yvan Attal, Anne Consigny and André Marcon

Synopsis: Stanislaff Graff, a rich industrialist and jetsetting playboy with a wife and a lover, is snatched by kidnappers who demand a fifty million euro ransom. The main question for his board is whether his life is worth more than twenty million. Based on a true story. Told entirely from the industrialist’s point of view, there’s really nothing here about work or workers, and even the question about what a life is worth is not explored much or well. While it’s barely hinted that the kidnappers may be disgruntled workers, this too is left unexplored.

 
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Posted by on April 26, 2012 in Crime-Action, Drama, White Collar

 

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