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Thursday, May 24, 2018


(Idris Elba)

M-Net Movies Action+, DStv Channel 106, will show the movie Bastille Day on June 3, 2018, at 20h30.

Directed by James Watkins in 2016, Bastille Day stars Idris Elba, Richard Madden and Charlotte Le Bon.

Idris Elba and Richard Madden embark on a dangerous high stakes game of espionage. A con artist and a former CIA agent become unlikely partners in a deadly anti-terrorist mission.

On the eve of Bastille Day in Paris, American drifter and pickpocket Michael Mason (Madden) steals a woman's handbag, not knowing that it contains explosives. After he drops the bag off, it detonates and kills four people. Upon being captured by CIA agent Sean Briar (Elba), who is being reprimanded for irresponsible conduct on the job, Mason protests that he is not a terrorist, and tells Briar that the bag contained a cell-phone owned by a woman named Zoe. The bomb was set up by a group of corrupt policemen led by Rafi Bernard, all of them members in the French special force RAPID who intend to pull a robbery at the French National Bank. Rating:16VNL