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The Assault [Blu-ray] [2010]

  • SKU: 30262505
  • Release Date: 12/21/2015
  • Rating: R
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    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    50% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (1 out of 2)

    Synopsis


    The Assault
    Julien Leclercq examines a terrorist plot from several points of view in this tense thriller based on a true story. In late December 1994, an airliner took off from Algeria bound for Paris, but once the plane was in the air, it became clear this would not be an ordinary flight. Members of the Algerian Armed Islamic Group, led by Yahia (Aymen Saidi), were onboard, and they took over the jet in order to stage an attack on the Eiffel Tower. Negotiators were able to arrange for the plane to land in Marseille for fuel, and the hijackers were met by French Special Forces operatives who were determined to save the hostages and take down the terrorists. L'Assaut (aka The Assault) examines the hijacking and the raid on the jet from three perspectives -- Yahia, Thierry (Vincent Elbaz), one of the policemen taking part in the raid, and Carole (Mélanie Bernier), a low-level Ministry of the Interior employee who believes her language skills will give her a chance to shine in the crisis. The Assault received its U.S. debut at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Vincent Elbaz
      Vincent Elbaz - Thierry
    • Grégori Derangère
      Grégori Derangère - Denis Favier
    • Mélanie Bernier
      Mélanie Bernier - Carole
    • Aymen Saïdi
      Aymen Saïdi - Yahia
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      Chems Dahmani - Mustapha



    Customer rating

    Rating 3.5 out of 5 stars with 2 reviews

    50%
    would recommend to a friend
    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great Addition To Our Movie Collection

      Posted
      DevilDog
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      My wife and I were not able to see this movie in our local movie theater and am happy we were able to purchase it at a good price from BestBuy and am looking forward to watching it as often as we want.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

      Little slow

      Posted
      smittys2k
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      Like that it was based on a true story acting was terrible and was a little dragged out

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend



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