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. [show more]
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French film noir directed by Claire Denis. Vincent Lindon plays Marco, a sea captain who returns to Paris upon hearing of his brother-in-law's suicide. When he arrives he is told by his sister (Julie Bataille) that Edouarde Laporte (Michel Subor), a wealthy businessman, is responsible for his death. In a bid to get close to Laporte, Marco moves into a flat above Raphaëlle (Chiara Mastroianni), the man's mistress. However, he begins having feelings for Raphaëlle, which further exacerbates the situation. Can he avenge his brother-in-law's death while protecting the people he loves?