Samuel (Lellouche) is a happily married nurse working in a Paris hospital. When his very pregnant wife (Anaya) is kidnapped before his helpless eyes, everything falls apart. After being knocked unconscious, he comes to and his cell phone rings: he has three hours to get Sartet (Zem), a man under police surveillance, out of the hospital. Shot on location in wide lens, POINT BLANK is an exhilarating non-stop ride through Paris’ streets, subways, hospitals, warehouses, and police stations, as Samuel quickly finds himself pitted against rival gangsters and trigger-happy police in a deadly race to save the lives of his wife and unborn child.
Writer-director Fred Cavayé started out as a fashion photographer. His first feature, “Anything for Her," was nominated for a César (France's equivalent of the Academy Awards) for Best First Film, and remade in the US as "The Next Three Days," with a screenplay Cavayé co-wrote with director Paul Haggis.
POINT BLANK’s cast includes top French actors Gilles Lellouche (“Tell No One,” “Mesrine: Killer Instinct”), Roschdy Zem (“Outside the Law”, “Days of Glory”) and Gérard Lanvin, a veteran of over 60 films (“The Taste of Others”, “The Favorite Son,” “The Specialists”).