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Girl on the Bridge (La fille sur le pont)

Rating:R (for some sexuality)
Genre:Drama, Romance
Release Date:September 4, 1999
Running time:90 minutes
Cast:Daniel Auteuil, Vanessa Paradis, Nicola Donato, Bertie Cortez, Frederic Pfluger
Director:Patrice Leconte
Producer:Christian Fechner
Writer:Serge Frydman
Distributor:Paramount Classics

Description: Adele, a 22-year-old with a history of bad luck and abusive relationships with men, is contemplating suicide on the edge of a bridge when she encounters Gabor, a professional knife thrower who just happens to be "hiring." He senses that she would make a wonderful new target and offers her the job. She rejects the offer and jumps. He jumps after her and soon the pair are off to Monaco where she suddenly her luck changes dramatically -- not only does she remain unscathed as the target of his now famous "blindfolded throws" but her bets at the roulette table wins her a small fortune. But how long will their luck hold?

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