There's gonna be a jailbreak

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When it comes to making a list of our films of the year, Mesrine: Public Enemy Number One is likely to have not one but two entries. The second part of the stylish biopic of Jacques Mesrine, the infamous French bank robber, kidnapper and jailbreaker, opens nationwide on 28 August, which gives you less than two weeks to see the first installment.

Vincent Cassel is brilliant in the title role, and in this preview clip we join him in the prison yard at the start of his latest incarceration, where he meets another prison break specialist, Francois Besse, played by Mathieu Amalric (last seen in The Quantum of Solace). If you like classic cars, great hair, cool clothes, better accessories and your gangster thrillers made with a reassuringly lavish helping of French elan, then Mesrine is not to be missed.