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Directed by Luc Besson, "Nikita" (also known as "La Femme Nikita") is a Thriller/Action/Crime/Drama/Romance film, released in the USA on March 08 of 1991 . Anne Parillaud is starring, alongside Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana, Alain Lathière, Laura Chéron and Jacques Boudet.

Sie tötet. Um zu leben. (She murders. So she can live.)

Who directed "Nikita":

Nikita was directed by Luc Besson, a French director, producer, writer, actor, and cinematographer.

Before directing Nikita, Luc Besson had directed Le Grand bleu, released in 1988, Subway (1985), Le Dernier combat (1983). Since, he directed Atlantis, released in 1991, The Professional (1994), The Fifth Element (1997), The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999), Angel-A (2005), and Arthur and the Invisibles (2006).

What was the release date of "Nikita":

Nikita was first released on Friday, March 08, 1991, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, March 08, 1991 are The Hard Way (dir. John Badham) and American Ninja 4: The Annihilation (dir. Cedric Sundstrom). This was twenty-eight (28) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, October 12, 1990 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, February 21, 1990 in France; Thursday, June 28, 1990 in Germany; Friday, August 17, 1990 in Italy; Thursday, April 25, 1991 in Australia and on Saturday, January 26, 1991 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "Nikita":

At the casting of Nikita we find Anne Parillaud, previously seen in L' Hôtel de la plage (1978); Marc Duret (Le Grand bleu (1988), Les Voleurs de la nuit (1984)); Patrick Fontana (Le Grand bleu (1988), Agent trouble (1987)) [ more... ]

  • Pierre-Alain de Garrigues and Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana also appeared together in Le Grand bleu, released in 1988.
  • Jacques Boudet and Patrick Fontana also appeared in Agent trouble, released in 1987.

What is the Storyline of "Nikita":

Nikita (Anne Parillaud) is a teenage junkie who participates in the robbery of a pharmacy owned by a friend's parents. The robbery goes awry, erupting into a gunfight with local police, during which her cohorts are killed. Suffering severe withdrawal symptoms, she murders a policeman. Nikita is arrested, tried, and convicted of murder and is sentenced to life in prison.

In prison, her captors fake her death, making it appear that she has committed suicide via a tranquilizer overdose. She awakens in a [...]

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