The Lost Son

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The Lost Son ★★ 1998 (R)

Former French narcotics cop Xavier Lombard (Auteuil) has relocated to London where he works as a P.I. An ex-colleague, Carlos (Hinds), asks Lombard to locate his wife Deborah's (Kinski) missing brother Leon, a photographer who has somehow gotten involved with a pedophile ring. Lombard eventually tracks the supposed leader of the ring to Mexico but finds his ultimate answer lies closer to home. A serious topic undone by a one-dimensional script. 102m/C VHS . GB FR Daniel Auteuil, Katrin Cartlidge, Ciaran Hinds, Nastassja Kinski, Bruce Greenwood, Marianne (Cuau) Denicourt, Billie Whitelaw; D: Chris Menges; W: Eric Leclere, Margaret Leclere, Mark Mills; C: Barry Ackroyd; M: Goran Bregovic.