Boarding Gate * Olivier Assayas (2007)

Directing veteran Assayas made a film of which the box suggests that it is an erotic thriller, the genre that was popular for a short while. In fact the “pervers sex games” refer to a former relation of the two main characters which are only hinted at and which in the present results in but one scene. With the raised expectation the story takes an unsuspected turn, but also as a thriller, “Boarding Gate” is not particularly good. “Nothing too special” is the only thing I can make of this film.

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