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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Louise Bourgoin
Mathieu Almaric
Nicolas Giraud
Gilles Lellouche
Jacky Nercessian
Directors
Luc Besson
Screenwriters
Luc Besson
Running Time
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Plot
Paris, 1911: When a pterodactyl hatches in a museum and begins terrorising the town, clueless detective Caponi (Lellouche) seeks the connection between the prehistoric menace, a mad old professor (Nercessian) conducting resurrection experiments and intrepid reporter Adèle Blanc-Sec (Bourgoin), whose pursuit of ancient artefacts is a desperate personal mission...


Verdict
A romp magnifique, with enough thrills, giggles and pretty pictures to reward adventure-lovers who wouldn’t normally entertain the idea of taking in a treat with subtitles. Don’t miss the mid-credits postscript.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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