On Christmas Eve 1994, four terrorists hijacked a Paris bound flight, holding 227 people hostage. France’s elite counter-terrorism unit was assembled to combat the terrorists and release the hostages, and their two-day effort was chronicled in a 2010 film called The Assault.

Julien Leclercq (Chrysalis) directs what appears to be quite a riveting story about the planning and execution of the anti-terrorist action. A trailer has appeared for the US release of the film, and you can check it out below. Read More »