Bastille Day

Synopsis: Knight Godefroy de Montmirail and squire Jacquouille are stranded in 1793. Using trickery to break free from their shackles, both perilously partake in the Montmirail family's run away in the quest for an exiting time-shift.
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
110 min


You owe me 300 euros.

- Cheeky boy.

- You were... Wow.

- Did you see the face on that nun?

- Yeah. And that old guy.

I thought he was going to faint.

He will when he finds his Rolex gone.

Come back to mine and we'll get high.

It don't get better than that.

That was a high.

Yeah, but that was only an appetiser.

You can do better than me.

Special Agent Briar,

they're ready for you.

Are you familiar with Deep Net

cryptocurrency transactions?

I don't bank online.

Right. You're a field guy.

Your last op, Anbar,

you were tasked surveillance,

but you did a little more than that.

Without clear visual evidence,

you broke cover to take down six suspects

who you alone had ascertained

were carrying concealed explosives.

I'm curious, are you saying you knew

what they were carrying underneath

their clothing before engaging?

Oh, yeah.

Like I could tell you, Tom...

got tighty whities on, right?

But in the process, you exposed

your key informant, Fatima Hamza.

Two years building her trust,

infiltrating the terror network, wasted.

- It was a calculated risk.

- Really?

Because your Baghdad CO describes you

as reckless, insubordinate

and irresponsible toward human assets.

You recognise that description?

No, but I recognise an asshole

when I see one.

Tom, a minute.

I stuck my neck out

trying to get you this position.

- You have to play the game.

- Oh, yeah.

And you know how good I am at that.

Welcome to Paris.

Merci. Merci.


And as ordered...

two Japanese passports.

How about 800?

Baba, that's a genuine Reverso. I could

get two grand for that on George V.

So sell it there.


And I throw in Lacoste shirts.

Your crocodiles are sewn on backwards.

You must have enough now, Michael,

to go back home.

Nothing to go back to.

Then, forward.

Everyone has to have a dream.

I'm gonna put myself through med school,

find a cure for Alzheimer's.

Last week, wasn't it Parkinson's?


You have a good evening... Dr Michael.


- Bonsoir.

- Bonsoir.


# Life was full and fruitful

and you could take a real bite


# But the shadow it grows

and takes the depth away

# Leaving broken down pieces

to this priceless ballet


36 hours.

That'll take you up to the Bastille Day

parade. Will it go ahead?

July 14th, Bastille Day,

is our national holiday.

Would America cancel Independence Day?

Would you put away your flags

and your fireworks

or would you hold them higher?

France does not give in to threats.

We will hunt these people down

and make them pay. Merci.

What have you got?

The French picture is back to front.

We got lucky. Unrelated surveillance of

their Finance Minister five blocks away.

- The same guy shows up in our shot.

- Are we sharing this with the French?

I think the less they know about us

spying on them, the better, don't you?

It could jeopardise our entire operation.

The image has been matched

with one Michael Mason, born in Vegas.

His dad was a casino pit boss,

his mom a realtor.

Good grades, heading for college,

till Dad took off,

leaving them with gambling debts.

Then the wheels come off.

Drops out of high school.

Arrested in Reno for cardsharping.

Outstanding warrants in four states

for short-con fraud.

Skipped bail, fled the country,

entered France on a tourist visa.

We contacted his mother.

Only heard from her son twice

in the last 18 months,

both times collect call

from a payphone in Paris.

She had no idea where he is

or what he's doing.

"Just like his dad,

he's always running from something,

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Christian Clavier

Christian Clavier (French pronunciation: ​[kʁis.tjɑ̃.klavje]; born 6 May 1952 in Paris) is a French actor, screenwriter, film producer and film director. He is the brother of French film director Stéphane Clavier. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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