The Right Of The Weakest (La Raison Du Plus Faible)
Dir, scr: Lucas Belvaux. Belgium/France 2006. 116 minsA Belgian proletarian caper movie is hardly the first thing anyone expected from Lucas Belvaux, whose Trilogy, a set of three interlocking features, was an audacious formal anomaly in recent French mainstream cinema. The Right Of The Weakest lies halfway between working-class realism in a Ken Loach/Dardennes bracket, and a Melville-esque tough-guy crime drama. But the film's decidedly ordinary execution, ...
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