Ce jour-la (2003)

Genres - Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Black Comedy, Crime Comedy  |   Run Time - 102 min.  |   Countries - Switzerland , France   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Michael Hastings

Master filmmaker Raúl Ruiz adds a black comedy to his far-reaching body of work with That Day, a playful meditation on money, death, and false spirituality. Livia (Elsa Zylberstein) and Pointpoirot (Bernard Girardeau) are, respectively, a spoiled society woman who suffers from delusional visions of heavenly apparitions and a crazed serial killer on the loose after a successful prison break. It isn't long before fate brings the two together, and after thwarting Pointpoirot's initial attempts to murder her, Livia soon warms to the charming sociopath. The duo makes short work of Livia's greedy family -- who were planning on killing her and collecting her fortune, anyway -- and as the death count rises, a romance develops between the two.



prison-escape, sociopath, vision [mystical]