World Cinema

BAT OUT OF HELL (J'IRAI AU PARADIS, CAR L'ENFER EST ICI)

  • Description
  • A gritty modem film noir, BAT

    OUT OF HELL roars into frame as

    the wild young son of a local

    godfather is brutally hijacked after

    pulling off his first successful hit. A

    vicious turf war ensues through the

    streets of Paris - not the haute couture

    Paris of countless films, but the Paris

    of low-life, petty gangsters, pool halls

    and after-hours bars. Co-screenwriter

    Jean Miez has created tough, bold

    characters in a hard-boiled tale no

    doubt impacted by his 18 years in

    prison, made even more realistic by

    the exceptional cast.

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