2013 | Luc Besson
After helming a string of successful films such as Nikita, Léon and The Fifth Element, French auteur Luc Besson wrote an even longer string of successful action films like Taken, The Transporter, Unleashed and any and all related sequels. Prior to this year’s Lucy, it had been almost a decade since he directed an internationally successful live-action film, instead devoting most of his time to the animated Arthur and the Invisibles and writing seemingly as many sequels to Taken and The Transporter as possible. The Family is somewhat of an action comedy, however it features very little action and lacks the true oddball humour Besson became known for with The Fifth Element, but the film is still incredibly bizarre.
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