Original title: Les Salauds
Director: Claire Denis
France 2013 | Colour | 100 mins
Avaliable on: DVD
Shipping captain Marco (Vincent Lindon, Anything For Her) receives a phone call from his sister, urgently calling him back to Paris. Her husband has committed suicide, her daughter is missing and the family business has gone under...
She holds her husband's business partner, Edouard Laporte, accountable and Marco sets out to expose his treachery. But, as he begins to scratch under the surface, Marco discovers a dangerous underworld of violence, corruption and exploitation that will culminate in a final, shocking revelation…
The new film from award-winning writer-director Claire Denis (White Material, Beau Travail), Bastards is a disturbing yet mesmerizing examination of transgression, a tour-de-force in atmospheric filmmaking and a thrilling, highly modern take on film noir.