Scribe (La mécanique de l'ombre)

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The unemployed Duval is contacted by a mysterious organization to transcribe intercepted calls. He accepts the job with no suspicions, since it restores stability to his life, but it will soon result in political shenanigans of all kinds.

The political thriller genre gets a very timely infusion of life with Thomas Kruithof's debut "Scribe," a lean, edgy drama" - Variety

"Assiduously controlled and impeccably played, this cunningly convoluted thriller keeps both the protagonist and the viewer guessing until the slickly cynical climax." - Empire

Director:  Thomas Kruithof (2017)
With :  François Cluzet, Alba Rohrwacher, Denis Podalydès
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Subtitles: English
91 min.
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