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Cool precision and venomous beauty entwine in the striking figure of Laure Ash (REBECCA ROMIJN-STAMOS), a woman who can only be expected to do the unexpected. A master of manipulation and guile, Laure plays a crucial role in a sultry jewel theft and then abruptly leaves her life of crime – and her bloodthirsty cohorts – behind her.
In a surreal transformation, Laure refashions herself in the guise of a respectable married woman with a high-profile political life and soon captures the attention of Nicolas (ANTONIO BANDERAS), a soulful ex-paparazzo mesmerized by the elusive and enthralling adventuress. Attracted to the enigmatic Laure but serving an agenda of his own, Nicolas shatters her carefully crafted world with one shutter click of his seditious camera.
Suddenly exposed to the world and vulnerable to her enemies, Laure is determined to use her considerable assets – and Nicolas' voyeuristic instincts – to reinvent her identity and once again escape her past. But as she ensnares Nicolas in her calculated seduction, Laure finds her quest for revenge complicated by their mutual attraction.
Now that Nicolas has revealed Laure to the public, can he uncover who she really is before the inescapable threads of fate thrust them on a collision course between life, death, love and regret? Or will Laure's nightmarish schemes destroy her only chance for redemption?
Tarak Ben Ammar presents a Quinta Communications production, Femme Fatale, starring ANTONIO BANDERAS and REBECCA ROMIJN-STAMOS. Written and directed by BRIAN DE PALMA, the film also stars PETER COYOTE, GREGG HENRY, RIE RASMUSSEN and ERIQ EBOUANEY.
Femme Fatale is produced by TARAK BEN AMMAR and MARINA GEFTER. MARK LOMBARDO is the executive producer. The editor is BILL PANKOW A.C.E.; the director of photography is THIERRY ARBOGAST A.F.C.; the production designer is ANNE PRITCHARD; and the music is composed and performed by RYUICHI SAKAMOTO.