The City of Light becomes the City of Blood in KILLING ZOE, the first feature by Quentin Tarantino associate Roger Avary. Violent, kinetic, and occasionally clever, KILLING ZOE is no match for either RESERVOIR DOGS (1992) or PULP FICTION (1994), but it's a zoned-out rollercoaster ride of
the first order.
Zed (Eric Stoltz) is an American safecracker with a wispy little goatee and an affected air of world-weariness at odds with his unlined face. He's come to Paris at the request of Eric (Jean-Hugues Anglade), a childhood friend who's planning a big Bastille Day robbery. On the advice of a friendly
taxi driver, Zed calls for a prostitute and gets the winsome Zoe...