Le Tueur

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Le Tueur
Le Tueur poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Cédric Anger
Produced by Saïd Ben Saïd
Thomas Klotz
Written by Cédric Anger
Starring Gilbert Melki
Grégoire Colin
Mélanie Laurent
Sophie Cattani
Music by Grégoire Hetzel
Cinematography Caroline Champetier
Edited by Julien Leloup
SBS Films
Sunrise Films
Distributed by UGC Distribution
Release date
  • 10 November 2007 (2007-11-10) (Estoril)
  • 9 January 2008 (2008-01-09) (France)
Running time
91 minutes
Country France
Language French
Budget $1.7 million
Box office $320.000[1]

Le Tueur (English: The Killer) is a 2007 French thriller film directed by Cédric Anger.


Christmas Eve in Paris. Leo Zimmerman is a businessman who lives for his beloved little daughter’s smile. Outwardly, his life is exemplary. However, when Dimitri Kopas walks into his office, pretending to be a normal client, Leo understands that a contract is out on his head and that the young man has come to town to kill him. Overcome with anxiety and paranoia, no longer able to sleep, Leo decides to meet the killer face to face and to broker a strange deal.



  • European Film Festival in Estoril
  • Athens French Film Festival
  • Rotterdam International Film Festival
  • FilmFest München
  • Los Angeles Festival City of Lights, City of Angels
  • Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Variety Critic’s Choice)
  • Fantasia International Film Festival in Montréal
  • Nominated Louis-Delluc Award for Best First Film


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