Black Box (2021)

Opens in June

Director: Yann Gozlan Run Time: 130 min. Release Year: 2021

Starring: André Dussollier, Lou de Laâge, Olivier Rabourdin, Pierre Niney, Sébastien Pouderoux

Country: France
Language: French

About the film:

Matthieu is a young and talented black box analyst on a mission to solve the reason behind the deadly crash of a brand new aircraft. Yet, when the case is closed by authorities, Matthieu cannot help but sense there is something wrong with the evidence. As he listens to the tracks again, he starts detecting some seriously disturbing details. Could the tape have been modified? Going against his boss’ orders, Matthieu begins his own rogue investigation – an obsessional and dangerous quest for truth that will quickly threaten far more than his career.

“the kind of smart, taut conspiracy thriller Hollywood used to consistently make.”

—Peter Debruge for Variety

About the filmmaker: 

Yann Gozlan is a French director, screenwriter, and associate producer known for Captifs (2010), The Perfect Man (2015), and Burn Out (2017). He was nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the 2022 César Awards for Black Box (2021) along with co-writers Nicolas Bouvet-Levrard, Jérémie Guez, and Simon Moutairou.

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