“What if I told the police where you buried Barcelo?” Netflix has revealed the official trailer for a French action-thriller titled Restless, also known as Sans répit, arriving on Netflix later this month. Another of these French films about a sketchy cop getting into trouble. After going to extremes to cover up an accident, a corrupt cop’s life spirals out of control when he starts receiving threats from a mysterious witness. When the investigation of the missing person is given to one of his colleagues, and an anonymous witness tries to blackmail him, things start to get really out of hand. Franck Gastambide stars, with Simon Abkarian, Michael Abiteboul, Tracy Gotoas, Jemima West, & Serge Hazanavicius. Damn this looks intense! When the French want to go big on action, they go all out with all kinds of explosive action. Check this out.
Here’s the official US trailer (+ poster) for Régis Blondeau’s Restless, direct from Netflix’s YouTube:
As he is under investigation for corruption, Lieutenant Thomas Blin (Franck Gastambide) has to go to his mother’s funeral in the middle of the night. While trying to avoid a dog on the road, he accidentally hits a man and kills him on the spot. Panicked, he decides to hide the body. Believing to be off the hook, he finds himself embarking on a downward spiral, when the investigation of the missing individual is entrusted to one of his colleagues, and a mysterious witness tries to blackmail him… Restless, also known as Sans répit in French, is written & directed by French filmmaker Régis Blondeau, an experienced cinematographer making his feature directorial debut with this film. This hasn’t premiered at any festivals or elsewhere, as far as we know. Netflix will debut Restless streaming on Netflix starting February 25th, 2022. Who’s down?