Nikita

Category

Feature films

International title

Nikita

Country of production

France, Italy

Year

1990

Synopsis

Nikita is a nihilist adolescent whose life is committed to total anarchy, drugs and violence. During a catastrophic robbery with her companions, she kills a policeman in cold blood. Arrested and tried, she is sentenced to life in prison. The French secret services offer her a second chance and a new life, training her to become a professional killer for the government.

Subject

Luc Besson

Direction

Luc Besson

Script

Luc Besson

Photography

Thierry Arbogast

Scenography

Dan Weil, Julie Sfez

Costumes

Anne Angelini, Valentin Breton Des Loys, Mimi Lempicka

Original music

Éric Serra

Editing

Olivier Mauffroy

Cast

Anne Parillaud, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Tchéky Karyo, Jeanne Moreau, Philippe Leroy, Jean Reno, Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana, Alain Lathière

Producer

Patrice Ledoux

Production

Gaumont, Les Films du Loup, Cecchi Gori Group Tiger Cinematografica

Distributor

Gaumont Distribution
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