Niskobudžetni triler snimljen na engleskom i francuskom jeziku, u ko-produkciji, Francuske, Poljske i Britanije. Naime, film se bazire na istoimenoj knjizi od pisca, Douglasa Kennedya, a dolazi nam od scenariste i redatelja, Pawela Pawlikowskog. U glavnim ulogama su: Ethan Hawke, Kristin Scott Thomas, Samir Guesmi i Geoffrey Carey. Film je premijerno prikazan 11. rujna 2011. na Toronto International Film Festivale, dok je službena kino premijera održana 16. studenog 2011. u Francuskoj.
A college lecturer flees to Paris after a scandal costs him his job. In the City of Lights, he meets a widow who might be involved in a series of murders.
American writer Tom Ricks comes to Paris desperate to put his life together again and win back the love of his estranged wife and daughter. When things don’t go according to plan, he ends up in a shady hotel in the suburbs, having to work as a night guard to make ends meet. Then Margit, a beautiful, mysterious stranger walks into his life and things start looking up. Their passionate and intense relationship triggers a string of inexplicable events… as if an obscure power was taking control of his life.