If you look through Robert De Niro’s CV, he hasn’t actually made all that many gangster films, but the ones he’s done have become so iconic that he’s perennially associated with the subgenre. Now he’s back in gangster territory for Luc Besson’s The Family, and we’ve got the first trailer and poster.
In the film, ‘A mafia boss and his family are relocated to a sleepy town in France under the witness protection program after snitching on the mob. Despite the best efforts of Agent Stansfield to keep them in line, Fred Manzoni, his wife Maggie and their children Belle and Warren can’t help but revert to old habits and blow their cover by handling their problems the “family” way, enabling their former mafia cronies to track them down.’
The film is due out in the autumn. [Read more...]