Frantic

"Excellent"

Frantic Review


It's a common nightmare. A simple mistake -- a mixed-up bag at the airport -- lands you in a world of shit far away from familiar surroundings. In this case, Harrison Ford plays an American in Paris whose wife goes missing while he's in the shower at their hotel. Soon he's mixed up in a drug ring and a smuggling gig, with a sexy vixen (Emmanuelle Seigner, wife of director Roman Polanski) along for the ride. Polanski paces the film very deliberately, with Ford in almost every scene, proving he's an exceptional actor. It's surprisingly taut, quite realistic, and worth watching. It isn't Polanski's greatest work, but it's a great success.


Frantic

Facts and Figures

Run time: 120 mins

In Theaters: Friday 26th February 1988

Distributed by: Warner Home Video

Production compaines: Warner Bros., The Mount Company

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 4 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Fresh: 31 Rotten: 9

IMDB: 6.9 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: as Dr. Richard Walker, as Michelle, as Sondra Walker, as Williams, Jimmy Ray Weeks as Shaap, Yorgo Voyagis as Kidnapper, David Huddleston as Peter, as Edie, as Gaillard, as Wino, Djiby Soumare as Taxi Driver

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