Subject: I have found a DVD that I think you would enjoy
Actors: Pedro Hestnes, Elvire, Marisa Paredes, Stéphane Ferrara, Joe Strummer
Director: François-Jacques Ossang
Genres: Action & Adventure, Indie & Art House, Mystery & Suspense
Young and hot-headed, Angstel has been stood up by his girlfriend for the last time. With a newly-acquired bundle of counterfeit cash, he buys the affections of Ancetta, a sultry exotic dancer. Together they take to the ro... more »
Franck Moore | Providence, RI | 05/12/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)
"If you love poetry, rage, dream, passion, exigency and romantism ; if you think that beauty can be an ideal and cinema can be new ; you will love "Docteur Chance", a jewel of cinematic poetry."
Style without substance or plot
Franck Moore | 01/01/2003
(2 out of 5 stars)
"This is a film which is heavy on style but unfortunately has no substance whatsoever and only minimal vestiges of a plot (contract killer and prostitute go on the run through Chile pursued by a drug/art forgery ring, though why is never entirely clear). As such, it's not really a road movie or a gangster movie or a romance, just an opportunity for a few stylish French actors and actresses to stand around murmuring cod philosophy in tres chic clothing. Plus there's an appearance from the late Joe Strummer, who plays "Vince Taylor" (an obscure-yet-hip reference to the '60's rocker who wrote "Brand New Cadillac", which Strummer's band The Clash recorded a cover version of on "London Calling") and is onscreen for maybe 10 minutes max despite having fourth billing in the credits.In short, "Doctor Chance" is a film that thinks it's a lot cooler than it really is and isn't really worth 96 minutes of anyone's time. 2 stars for being stylish, 0 stars for the rest."