By EW Staff
Updated July 08, 2010 at 04:00 AM EDT

STARRING Vincent Cassel
WRITTEN BY Abdel Raouf Dafri
DIRECTED BY Jean-François Richet

Vincent Cassel stars as Jacques Mesrine, the French gangster who became Public Enemy Number 1. Broken into two parts and partially based on Mesrine’s autobiography L’instinct de mort, the film tells Mesrine’s story before he reached the height of his infamy, as well as his criminal activity after his escape from prison.