Racer and the Jailbird

Directed by Michaël R. Roskam

Gigi Vanoirbeek (Schoenaerts) belongs to a notorious Brussels gang responsible for a string of expertly executed robberies. Under the cover of his luxury automobile import-export business he meets Bibi Delhany (Exarchopoulos, Blue is the Warmest Colour), a race-car driver with roots more respectable than his own. Despite their wildly different backgrounds, this unlikely pair falls for each other, fast and hard. Gigi manages to shield Bibi from his illicit activities and begins to wonder what another life might look like. But already deep into the planning of his next heist with his all-too-eager associates, and with law enforcement hot on their heels, will it be too late? A deftly executed heist thriller that reunites Belgian director Michaël R. Roskam with his Bullhead star.

130 minutes

Translated title:
Le Fidèle

Dutch and French

Full English

Country of origin:
Belgium, France and Netherlands

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