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Boarding Gate (2008)

Boarding Gate

Overview


Genre

Thriller

Release Date

March 21, 2008 (Limited)

MPAA Rating

R

Duration

93 min.

Studio

Magnet Releasing

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

Cast and Crew


Director

Olivier Assayas

Producer

Francois Margolin

Screenwriter

Olivier Assayas

Starring

Story


The new film from acclaimed and adventurous French filmmaker Olivier Assayas, BOARDING GATE is an erotic noir-thriller boasting an exciting international cast.

Asia Argento plays sexy ex-prostitute Sandra, who is forced to flee London after a steamy S&M encounter with a debt ridden ex-lover (Michael Madsen) ends in violence.Fleeing to Hong Kong in search of a fresh start, she becomes involved with an attractive young couple, Lester (Carl Ng) and Sue (Kelly Lin), who promise to help her obtain papers and money.

But nothing turns out as expected for Sandra, and she finds herself trapped in a sordid game of manipulation.

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REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..Boarding Gate is one of the best genre films in years..”
by David Pratt-Robson [Slant Magazine]
“..a big, hot mess of a movie..”
by Chris Cabin [Filmcritic.com]
“..This one is just murk..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]