• Angel-A (2007)


Release Date: May 25th, 2007

R |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

Contemplating suicide to escape his many debts, a man (Jamel Debbouze) named Andre saves a beautiful blonde (Rie Rasmussen) from killing herself in the Seine. The rescued woman, Angela, is grateful to him later, and she pledges to stay with him and help him solve his problems.

Cast: Jamel Debbouze, Rie Rasmussen, Gilbert Melki, Serge Riaboukine, Akim Chir, Olivier Claverie, Solange Milhaud, Michel Chesneau

Director: Luc Besson

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Canal+, TF1 Films Productions, EuropaCorp

Keywords: 2000s, Offbeat, Emotional, Transformation, Rescue, Passionate, Love

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    What's maddening about Angel-A is that Besson is so brilliant with his visuals - and so in love with his two leads and the city they're parading around - that you desperately want the story, and the characters, to make some kind of emotional sense. This, however, does not happen. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    The overall experience of the movie is of something fresh. show more

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Movies often turn on slender notions worked up to look like full-fledged ideas. Once in a while, though, a notion will be fertile to begin with, a self-renewing source of delight. That's the case with Luc Besson's Angel-A. show more

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