Julien Leclerq Delivers Intrigue In First Teaser For GIBRALTAR (THE INFORMANT)

Todd Brown, Founder and Editor
In many ways it is quite strange that French director Julien Leclerq has not yet been snapped up by Luc Besson and the Europa machine, for if there is someone more capable of shooting the sort of glossy, technically impressive thrillers that Besson so loves than the director of Chrysalis and The Assault, I'm not sure who it is. But it's good news for us because what Leclerq loves more than slick visuals are morally ambiguous, intelligent scripts of the sort that Besson long ago jettisoned in favor of a whole lot of bang and crash. And up next for Leclerq is international thriller Gibraltar, being shopped in the international market as The Informant.

THE INFORMANT is the extraordinary true story of ordinary Frenchman, Marc Fiévet, moonlighting as a customs informant in Gibraltar. Caught up in a web of political intrigue and illicit drug trade, Fiévet quickly becomes a pawn in an international power play among drug lords and customs officials.
The first teaser for this one is freshly on the scene and while very much a tease it is also very much impressive. Gilles Lellouche and Tahar Rahim star. Take a look below.

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  • mightyjoeyoung

    "In many ways it is quite strange that French director Julien Leclerq has not yet been snapped up by Luc Besson and the Europa machine, for if there is someone more capable of shooting the sort of glossy, technically impressive thrillers that Besson so loves than the director of Chrysalis"

    I still haven´t seen the L'assaut(2010)....arghhhh......oh well.....yeah, funny that Besson doesn´t reach out to him.....maybe they don´t like each other...?

    "The first teaser for this one is freshly on the scene and while very much a tease it is also very much impressive."

    Loks nice but I want english subs....come on Mr Leclerq....pleassseeeee...?
    Thanks for the teaser Mr Brown.

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