R | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In a hotel room in Paris, a doctor comes out of the shower and finds that his wife has disappeared. He soon finds himself caught up in a world of intrigue, espionage, gangsters, drugs and murder.
The film has often been likened to the work of British thriller auteur Alfred Hitchcock.
Do you know where you are?
Richard Walker: No, it's changed too much.
When Walker meets with the two American officials in the US Embassy, the boom mic can be seen sneaking into view throughout the shot in the over the shoulder shot of the second man, seated at his desk. It is hidden by the man's profile and the knot of his tie, but as he moves back and forth, its silver shape is clearly visible multiple times.
The opening and closing credits scroll over the streets of Paris.
$4,359,424 (USA) (26 February 1988)
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