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The Fifth Element

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Original title
The Fifth Element (Le Cinquième Élément)
Running time
127 min.
France France
Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen (Plot: Luc Besson)
Eric Serra
Thierry Arbogast
Gaumont, Columbia Pictures, Pinewood Studios
Sci-Fi. Action | Cyberpunk. Cult Movie
Synopsis / Plot
With a deadly race of aliens ready to destroy Earth, a second race, allied with the humans, send a young girl, Leeloo (Jovovich), who is the fifth element, or supreme being. Her goal is to retrieve four stones and activate them in a temple in Egypt to save Earth from destruction.

Unfortunately things don't go smoothly and she requires the help of a number of humans, namely a priest (Holm) and a cab driver / ex-military expert, Korben Dallas (Willis). Others, such as Mr. Zorg (Oldman) and an army of alien shape-shifting mercenaries are also interested in the stones and the race to find them begins.
1997: Nominated for Oscar: Best Sound Effects
1997: BAFTA Awards: Best Visual Special Effects
1997: 3 Cesar Awards: Cinematography, diseño of producción, Director. 8 Nominations
1997: European Film Awards: Nominated for Best Film
1997: 2 Nominations Razzie Awards: Worst Supp. Actress (Jovovich) & New Star (Tucker)
1997: Cannes Film Festival: Official Selection (Out of Competition)
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