Requiem for a Killer: Film Review
Following a steady line of female assassin flicks, French writer-director Jerome Le Gris has all the elements in hand to concoct an appealing mix of high heels and high tension, yet this is a botched thriller with practically zero punch.
PARIS — Godard once said that all you need for a movie is “a girl and a gun.” One would think this would apply to a film that’s actually about a hit girl, yet the makers of Requiem for a Killer (Requiem pour une tueuse) somehow decided to leave out the “gun” part. The result is a botched thriller with practically zero punch.
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