I enjoyed this movie, but I found it difficult to respect and identify with the protagonist. Without going into spoilers, the audience is asked to suspend belief for the sake of finding out the reason for Angela's attraction to Julien and why Julien would continue to encourage contact with Angela.
Many elements of Angela's character are a composite of past femme fatales so it doesn't take long for anyone who enjoys watching film noir movies to suss out the ending after the knock out scene. I was left with the question of "Is she or isn't she?" and I had my suspicion as to which answer would be correct, and watched the rest of the movie to see if the movie would unfold to support my suspicion.
There's nothing new in this movie that I haven't seen in past movies for plot development and resolution, but it kept the answers from revealing themselves long enough to make the movie a interesting viewing of a foreign film noir.
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