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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Jean Reno
Mariona Fois
Moussa Maaskri
Eric Assous
Directors
Richard Berry
Screenwriters
Richard Berry
Running Time
115 minutes

22 Bullets
Jean Reno gets mad - then gets even


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22 Bullets

Plot
Retired gangster Charly Matteï (Reno) lives the quiet life in Marseilles, spending time with his wife and two children. But when he's ambushed in a carpark by an old friend and left for dead with 22 bullets inside him, payback is on the agenda.


Verdict
Despite being based on a true-life Marseilles gangland story and a towering Reno turn, Richard Berry's thriller is an uneven stew of character development, violence and sub-Top Gear car chases. Disappointing.


Reviewed by Sam Toy

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