The Hook


1h 50m 2004

Brief Synopsis

Brice Kantor and Ben Castelano are both crime writers, but that's where the resemblance ends. Brice is a star, with an impatient publisher and no book. Ben is on the skids, with a manuscript ready and no publisher. When they bump into each other in a train station, Brice makes Ben a fantastic offer:

Film Details

Also Known As
Je suis un assassin
Release Date
2004
Production Company
Canal Plus; Canal Plus; Fidélité Films; France 3 Cinéma; Mars Distribution; StudioCanal; StudioCanal; StudioCanal; Tps Star

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Synopsis

Brice Kantor and Ben Castelano are both crime writers, but that's where the resemblance ends. Brice is a star, with an impatient publisher and no book. Ben is on the skids, with a manuscript ready and no publisher. When they bump into each other in a train station, Brice makes Ben a fantastic offer: half his huge advance in return for Ben's book. Only trouble is, Brice's ex-wife Lucie gets half his earnings. If Ben wants her share, Lucie must die.

Film Details

Also Known As
Je suis un assassin
Release Date
2004
Production Company
Canal Plus; Canal Plus; Fidélité Films; France 3 Cinéma; Mars Distribution; StudioCanal; StudioCanal; StudioCanal; Tps Star

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2004

Released in United States May 2004

Shown at the Cannes Film Festival (Director's Fortnight) May 15-23, 2004.

Released in United States 2004

Released in United States May 2004 (Shown at the Cannes Film Festival (Director's Fortnight) May 15-23, 2004.)