• Angel-A (2007)

Angel-A

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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    So stunningly shot and visualized--and scored so hauntingly well by Anja Garbarek, the daughter of saxophonist/composer Jan Garbarek--that it works even if you don't pay attention to the story. Maybe it works better that way. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

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

  • 63
    Elizabeth WeitzmanNew York Daily News

    The beautiful black-and-white photography - and disappointingly sappy ending - are the only remotely sober elements here, thanks to Besson's loopy script and Debbouze's very funny turn as a loser who simply can't believe his luck. show more

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