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Luc Besson on Adele Blanc-Sec

EmpireMagazine
EmpireMagazine
Ten years ago Luc Besson fell in love with Jacques Tardi's comic book collection The Extraordinary Adventures Of Adele Blanc-Sec. After years of smooth-talking, Besson was finally allowed to adapt the story for the big screen - and the outcome is an adventure romp that combines shades of Indiana Jones with The Lost World and Amelie. It's 1912 and Adele Blanc-Sec, an intrepid young writer, sets off to Egypt to tackle mummies in the hope of finding ancient medicine to save her afflicted sister. Meanwhile in Paris, a 136-million year old pterodactyl egg has hatched and is subjecting the city to a reign of terror. We caught up with director Luc Besson recently to hear more about the film... http://www.empireonline.com/interviews/interview.asp?IID=1250

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