BURNOUT starts with the young Ayoub's long-sighted look at a shop window. He is 13 years old and works as a shoe shopper, hoping to earn enough money to buy a bone prosthesis for his mother... See full summary »
Script is pretty standard. Good boy has to go the bad road so he can meet happiness. On this road he has to forget his dream so he can embrace another, darker one. I loved the motorbike visuals, briliantly shot. The feeling of speed, the enormous pressure was perfectly portrayed. Both, on biker's face and after that - hearing the revving of the bike, pushing it near the red line. All this is not only seen on the screen or heard, it can be also felt in viewer's gut. Yes, editing could be sharper, but it would ruin the realism.