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Off and Running (2008)
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Off and Running (2008)
Original name: Passe-passe
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A missed highway exit and here is Darry Marzouki, unemployed conjurer, crossing the road with Irène Montier Duval, a beautiful bourgeois, the Hermès bag full of banknotes. Out of love, she served as an intermediary in an arms sale between a French minister and Korea. The case got publicized. The minister wants him to wear the hat. On the run, she offers Darry to pay him to drive her to Geneva in his beautiful BMW. The problem is that the BMW is not in Darry. He stole it on a whim from his brother-in-law, a little bit irritable, who promises to gut him if he doesn't return it. Unable to accept Irène's proposal, Darry invents the identity of an alter-globalist going to Locarno for a summit. Irene, who dreams of a change of scenery, gets caught up in the game. They have little in common. They will spend three days together. Three unforgettable days - On their heels, Koreans, the DST, a minister and the brother-in-law - At the end of the road, love for one, freedom for the other.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: on the run, love affair, dishonesty, unemployment, love and romance, female director, magic, money, kidnapping, gun, restaurant, chauffeur, alzheimer's disease, tourette's syndrome, corruption, political corruption, bathtub, hotel room, minister
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea

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Duration: 26 min.
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