Dir: Mabrouk El Mechri, 2008. Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Francois Damiens, Zinedine Soualem. Mystery/Thriller.

In one of 2008’s most original visions, JCVD is the story of movie star Jean-Claude Van Damme returning to his home in Brussels and getting stuck in the middle of a bank robbery.

Writer Frederic Benudis and co-writer/director Mabrouk El Mechri create a truly unique and ambitious film working as part docudrama, part crime caper. The storytelling is crafted so that the film operates on multiple levels, making it something unlike what we have seen before.

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Seamus Smith
May 7, 2009 4:25pm
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