A staggering figure and very enthusiastic reviews both in France and in the United States: the “New York Times” and the “Hollywood Reporter” had even offered him glowing articles for the first series. Balle Perdue, over 37 million views, is the number of views worldwide, released two years ago now.
Building on this success, a sequel was logically announced by Netflix France. The broadcast date is scheduled for November 10.
After the death of Charras (Ramzy Bedia), Lino (Alban Lenoir) and Julia (Stéfi Celma) took over and form the new shock team of the stups brigade. Determined to find the murderers Areski (Nicolas Duvauchelle), his brother and his mentor, Lino continues his hunt and will not let anyone get in his way.
The director Guillaume Pierret and his team, had to transform the test at all costs, the bet is successful. Between betrayals and conspiracies, friendships and broken trusts, the spirit of revenge and reason, the heroes of Balle Perdue 2 are constrained and subjected to insurmountable moral dilemmas.
Not only in terms of the action, but also and above all from a scriptwriting point of view, in the shadows, of the darkness of the story hitting the characters head-on, the film has pieces of anthology and leads them to to surpass oneself, to cross prohibited lines, and all that one can expect from a good sequel and from a sequel with more means.
Alban Lenoir once again proves his ability to perform high-level choreographic action scenes, that he is an actor with rare skills.
The action of the scenario takes place at the Spanish border in search of the culprit of the death of his brother and his mentor, who has fled.
Guillaume Pierret allows himself everything, dares to feed the technology of which Lino has the secret, with the Renault R21 exhibits spectacular moments. The director plunges the spectator into a pleasurable and thrilling spectacle, thanks to an immersive and dynamic camera.
Balle Perdue 2 is above all a story that does not hesitate to place all its characters in complex, melancholy, dark, fierce, wild and powerful positions.
Heroes such as Lino have seen their roles expanded while heroines like Julia, a more fleshed out role. A characterization of the protagonists has mainly worked, the filmmaker uses emotional hooks with which he then plays around in order to take the viewer through equally destabilizing emotional stages.
Why is the film being broadcast by Netlix and not in the cinema?
Rémi Leautier created INOXY FILMS in 2012, after a 35-year friendship with Guillaume Pierret, as an amateur producer, producer of short films from which he participated in 60 short film festivals and won 11 awards alongside his friend.
But to make the movie “Lost Bullets” which lasted about 7 years, he sought to cooperate with movie studios to produce the movie, but he did not succeed, and the movie was not made for him. big screen.
With a simple phone call to Netflix in 2018, it was possible to make the film which achieved a huge record of 37,000 views in just 28 days, explained the producer present at the Paris Motor Show. Rémi Leautier was impressed that Netflix accepted the production of the film, but also the success of a real quality feature film, being at the level of American products but directed by French people.
The producer Rémi Leautier, accompanied by the protagonists of the main roles Alban Lenoir and Stefi Celma wanted to be present with the fans, to announce the release of the film “Balles Perdues 2” which will be available on Netflix, Thursday, November 10.