Moka (NR) Release Date: July 28th, 2017
Runtime: 1 hr. 30 min.
Director: Frederic Mermoud
Genres: Drama, Suspense/Thriller
Starring: Nathalie Baye, Emmanuelle Devos, Manuela Biedermann, David Clavel
This tightly-paced, suspenseful psychological thriller stars Emmanuelle Devos (Read My Lips) as Diane, the grieving, obsessed woman who tracks down the hit-and-run driver of the mocha-colored Mercedes which she thinks killed her son and devastated her life. In order to get closer to her suspects Diane pretends to be a potential buyer for the car with the owner, and separately strikes up a seeming friendship with his partner, Marlene (Nathalie Baye, Tell No One), an approachable but mysterious beauty salon proprietor. Along the way Diane acquires a gun from a shady admirer. But the path of revenge is more tortuous and complicated than it seems. Set amid the beautiful scenery of the Swiss/French border at Lake Geneva, adapted from Tatiana de Rosnay’s novel of the same name, Moka is a moody, riveting thriller, showcasing the tremendous talents of two of France’s best actresses. Directed and co-written by Frédéric Mermoud (“The Returned,” Accomplices). (Fully subtitled)Art Cinema Showcase, all seats $6 "A tense psychological thriller whose twisty plot benefits from a bravura performance by Emmanuelle Devos."-KennethTuran, Los Angeles Times
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