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Tempo

Rated for language, violence and sexuality.

83min.
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Plot & Details

Love and larceny cross paths in an unexpected way in this direct-to-video thriller. Sarah (Melanie Griffith) is a U.S. expatriate living in Paris, where she makes a good living as a courier on the black market, smuggling for several clients including art collector Walter Shrenger (Malcolm McDowell). She is involved in a May-December romance with American Jack, but he betrays her by falling in love with Jenny (Rachael Leigh Cook), a beautiful American woman who works for an upscale jewelry store and knows how to access their safe. Jack begins an affair Jenny, setting up a dangerous and potentially explosive love triangle between the three; meanwhile, one of Sarah's smuggling jobs goes horribly wrong.

Venice International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2002 Venice International Film Festival Special Mention for Short Film Per Carleson Won

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