About

Fred, a raffish safe blower, takes refuge in the Paris Metro after being chased by the henchmen of a shady businessman from whom he has just stolen some documents. While hiding out in the back rooms and conduits of the Metro, Fred encounters a subterranean society of eccentric characters and petty criminals.

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Directed by

Luc Besson

Written by

Luc Besson (Screenplay)
Marc Perrier (Dialogue)
Pierre Jolivet (Scenario Writer)
Alain Le Henry (Scenario Writer)
Sophie Schmit (Scenario Writer)

Runtime

104 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Tagline

A seductive fable

Cast

Keywords

paris, france punk band blackmail culture clash subway criminal metropolis socialite

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