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Watch: Trailer For Controversial Thriller ‘Made In France’

Watch: Trailer For Controversial Thriller 'Made In France'

With France still reeling from two major, tragic terror attacks in 2015, it has also seen the upcoming film “Made In France” come under great scrutiny. Originally slated to be released in the country by SND Films, they dropped the thriller following the Ile-De-France attacks in January 2015. Then, four days away from release, with the now eerie poster (see below) plastered everywhere, Paris suffered another series of horrific attacks on November 13th, prompting distributor Pretty Pictures to push back the release, and eventually go VOD with the film earlier this year.

Now set to hit UK VOD outlets, a new trailer has landed for the movie by director Nicolas Boukhrief, that follows a journalist who becomes embedded in a terror group in Paris made up of seemingly ordinary Parisian youth, who then plot a vicious attack on the Champs-Elysées. 

“People say the film was prophetic but I’d rather have been wrong. I’d rather have prevented than predicted something. That’s the paradox. The events of 13 November mean there is enormous interest in the film because it stopped being fiction and became fact. As I director, I want my film to be a success, but I don’t want to profit from such terrible events,” the director told The Guardian earlier this year. “I’m no visionary; the Paris attacks were only new because they happened in Paris. Even before there were attacks on Barcelona, London, Boston, 9/11, Tunis… not to mention places like Yemen, Syria and Iraq.”

Watch the trailer for “Made In France” below. It hits VOD in the UK on April 18th.

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