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District B13 / (Dol Ws)

Format: DVD (1)
UPC: 0876964000208
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  • Release Date : 05/09/2006
  • Distributor : Import
  • Genres : Action
  • Aspect Ratio : 2.35:1
  • Language : ENGLISH: DD-EX 5.1 [CC]
    FRENCH: DD-EX 5.1
  • Subtitles : English, Spanish
  • Number of discs : 1
  • Package : Keep Case
  • Rated : R
  • Credits
    • Actors : Cyril Raffaelli, David Belle, Tony D'Amario, Bibi Naceri, Dany Verissimo
    • Directors : Pierre Morel
    • Studio : Magnolia
    • Run Time : 84 mins
    • Synopsis :
      For eye-popping kinetic thrills; District B13 tops the class. In the near future; the worst ghettos of Paris have been walled in and left to rot. When a neutron bomb gets stolen by a criminal kingpin in seedy District B13; Damien--a cop who specializes in deep cover assignments (Cyril Raffaelli; a stuntman turned actor)--has to team up with Leito (David Belle); who grew up in the district and has his own reason for going back: the kingpin kidnapped his sister (tough yet adorable gamine Dany Verissimo). The plot takes a few preposterous turns; but it's beside the point--every turn serves only to maintain the relentless flow of sheer physical prowess. Belle is one of the inventors of a sport called parkour; which treats a city's architecture like an obstacle course; while running from gun-toting thugs; Leito leaps; bounds; and scrambles up and down buildings with astonishing grace. The fight sequences are just as down-to-earth yet over-the-top as Damien whirls; kicks; and crunches through armies of bad guys. Just as important is the tongue-in-cheek tone that never turns smirky; the movie doesn't take itself seriously; but doesn't mock itself or its basic cinematic pleasures. Anyone looking for a break from the overbearing CGI and self-important pomp of Hollywood action movies should watch District B13. --Bret Fetzer

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