Requiem pour une tueuse (2011)

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Thriller. Lucrèce, an opera singer turned assassin signs up for one last job before retirement. She has to kill baritone Alexander Child, whose plans to retire to a distillery in Scotland threaten to disrupt the construction of an oil pipeline. Lucrèce poses as a singer in order to get close to him; she and her future victim are to perform Handel's 'Messiah’ at a lavish Swiss chateau. However, secret agent Rico sent to track down Child's would-be assassin has infiltrated the orchestra. At the rehearsals, a breathless game of cat-and-mouse begins.

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