WriterTed Lewis, Tran-Minh Nam Release dateDecember 8, 2006 (Marrakech International Film Festival) Initial DVD releaseFebruary 21, 2008 (Russia) CastYvan Attal (Vincent), Clovis Cornillac (Plender), Pierre Richard (Cendras), Simon Abkarian (Sam), Olga Kurylenko (Sofia), Minna Haapkylä (Hélène) Similar moviesYvan Attal movies, France movies, Thrillers
The Serpent (French title: Le Serpent) is a 2006 French thriller film written and directed by Éric Barbier and based on the 1971 novel Plender by Ted Lewis.
A father on the verge of divorce sees his life fall apart after a former classmate brings murder, kidnapping and blackmail into his life. His only chance to escape is by entering the former classmate's world.
Yvan Attal as Vincent Mandel
Clovis Cornillac as Joseph Plender
Minna Haapkylä as Hélène
Pierre Richard as Cendras
Simon Abkarian as Sam
Olga Kurylenko as Sofia
Veronika Varga as Catherine
Jean-Claude Bouillon as Max
Pierre Marzin as Carbona
Gerald Laroche as Becker
Abdelhafid Metalsi as Police Officer at the cemetery