This slick, preposterous thriller is cast from the now rather worn mould that produced The Lady Vanishes. The fetching Karine Vanasse plays a French-Canadian fashion designer who swaps her flat via the web with a fancy pad beside the Eiffel Tower belonging to a woman she’s never met. But after an idyllic first day she awakes feeling ill, and while she’s in the shower Inspector Eric Cantona arrives with a Swat team from the Quai des Orfèvres to reveal that she has a different name on her passport and a headless corpse in her bed. The story moves like a bullet (more dumb perhaps than dumdum), but I enjoyed it.
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