It is Fate that brings together Darry Marzouki, an unemployed conjuror, and Irène Montier Duval, a bourgeois beauty with a bag stuffed with high denomination banknotes. Irène takes an instant liking to Darry and explains that she was to have served as an intermediary in the sale of arms between a French minister and Korea. The minister has betrayed her so she is out for revenge, hopefully with Darry’s assistance.. —filmsdefrance.com
Tonie Marshall (born 29 November 1951 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France) is an actress, screenwriter, and film director in French cinema. She is the daughter of American actor William Marshall and French actress, Micheline Presle and the half-sister of actor Mike Marshall.
Her 1999 film Venus Beauty Institute (Vénus beauté (institut)) won the 2000 César Award for Best Film and she won the César Award for Best Director and for Best Writing – Original or Adaptation. In 2002 her film Au plus près du paradis was nominated for the Golden Lion Award as best film at the Venice Film Festival. Marshall is a signatory of the “Free Roman Polanski” Petition. —Wikipedia