A 12 y.o. girl reports her powerful mom to the police for having killed the nanny. She runs away and is helped by an ex-soldier/assassin to find her dad in Portugal while the mom has her people try prevent this. Shooting follows.
Frank Martin puts the driving gloves on to deliver Valentina, the kidnapped daughter of a Ukrainian government official, from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. En route, he has to contend with thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe delivery and not let his personal feelings get in the way of his dangerous objective.
The story concerns a promiscuous woman who's captured and tortured by a serial killer. After surviving the ordeal, she has to figure out what happened because cops and even her friends think she fabricated the story.
Visually, this movie is a landmark in french cinema. One's got to add that it isn't usual to find a movie like this in Luc Besson's productions. But "Exit" is a reality, and sometimes an interesting movie. But the inevitable flaws of a first work arrive by means of the confusing last acts, just before a final plot twist that nearly salvages them. As I said, visuals keep this from descending into the hole of banality, but the movie has too many dialogue and some suddenly appearing characters that we end up not knowing who they are. Anyway, for those who find it a little bit interesting, it requires a second viewing. Se7en and Silence of the Lambs-influenced fare, but some originality saves it.
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