Simon Killer (2011)

Genres - Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Thriller, Post-Noir (Modern Noir), Psychological Thriller  |   Release Date - Apr 5, 2013 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 105 min.  |   Countries - France, USA  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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A heartbroken American on a soul-searching trip to Paris finds his buried secrets clawing their way to the surface in this neo-noir thriller from writer/director Antonio Campos (Afterschool). Lovelorn in the aftermath of a recent break-up with his longtime girlfriend, American college graduate Simon (Brady Corbet) wanders the streets of Paris aimlessly, and drifts into a sex parlor where he encounters mysterious prostitute Victoria (Mati Diop). His emotions suddenly reawakened, Simon hatches a plan to blackmail one of her wealthy clients -- a crime that has some unexpected repercussions for all involved.

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blackmail, break-up [romantic], France, prostitute/prostitution