"In a second, their life will change..."
  • 2008
  • 1 hr 36 min
  • 7.1  (9,711)

"Anything for Her" is a captivating thriller that was released in 2008, directed by French filmmaker Fred Cavayé. The movie stars Vincent Lindon, Diane Kruger, and Lancelot Roch. The plot revolves around a seemingly happy couple, Julien and Lisa. They have been married for several years and have a young son named Oscar. Lisa, a language teacher at a local school, is wrongfully accused of murder and is eventually convicted and sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Julien, a successful architect, is distraught at the verdict and is convinced of his wife's innocence. However, he soon realizes that the legal system is not on his side, and there is no way Lisa can be released from prison anytime soon. Julien becomes increasingly desperate to do something to help her, and finally decides to organize an audacious escape plan.

He enlists the help of an ex-convict, Jean-Louis, who has experience in breaking out of prisons. Together, Julien and Jean-Louis begin to plan every detail of the escape, studying the layout of the prison, purchasing fake identification documents, and carefully timing their actions.

As the plan takes shape, Julien becomes increasingly reckless, risking his own freedom and even his life to get his beloved wife out of prison. He is willing to do anything, even if it means breaking the law or putting others in danger.

The tension builds as the plan is put into action, with every step fraught with danger and the possibility of failure. Along the way, they encounter unexpected obstacles, as well as unexpected allies. The audience is left on the edge of their seats as they watch the dramatic events unfold.

The performances of Vincent Lindon and Diane Kruger are outstanding, both conveying raw emotion without ever feeling melodramatic. Lindon perfectly captures the desperation and determination of a man who will stop at nothing to save his wife, while Kruger brings empathy and depth to the character of Lisa.

The film's pacing is tight and never drags, with every scene moving the plot forward and building tension. The cinematography is also excellent, with some beautiful shots of Paris and its outskirts, as well as the dark, claustrophobic confines of the prison.

Overall, "Anything for Her" is a riveting, edge-of-your-seat thriller that keeps the audience engaged from start to finish. It is a story of love, desperation, and the sacrifices we make for those we care about. The film is a testament to the power of human love, and the lengths we will go for the people we love.

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  • Runtime
    1 hr 36 min
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (9,711)