Release date:November 7, 2008
(NY; limited: Nov. 14)
Studio:Peach Arch Entertainment
Director:Mabrouk El Mechri
MPAA Rating:R (for language and some violence)
Screenwriters:Frederic Benudis, Christophe Turpin
Starring:Jean-Claude Van Damme, François Damiens, Zinedine Soualem, Karim Belkhadra, Jean-François Wolff, Anne Paulicevich
When the life of Jean-Claude Van Damme collides with the reality of a hold-up in Brussels, Belgium, suddenly the huge movie star turns into an ordinary guy, filled with fears, contradictions and hopes. How can he be up to the legend he has built? What can a film hero do when the gun pointed to his temple isn't charged with blanks? JCVD finds himself at the turning point of his "hero" life.