The Prey (La Proie): Film Review
This film’s best asset is its brawny star, Albert Dupontel, one of the few Gallic actors who can capably switch from comic high jinks to bone-crushing mayhem.
PARIS — A high-octane, low-IQ mash-up of The Fugitive andSeven, The Prey (La Proie) represents another marginally convincing foray into thriller territory for French director Eric Valette (State Affairs, One Missed Call). This modestly budgeted (at 10 million euros) StudioCanal release should see its best returns in ancillary, while any action Stateside should come via a Hollywood remake.
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