The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010)

As he revelled in the hysterical dystopia of the Fifth Element, so Besson relishes spinning a lush Edwardian Paris out of brass curios, opulent interiors, sumptuous dresses and perfectly curled moustaches. The film concerns the 1913 adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec, a feisty young journalist with a thoroughly modern sense of independence. Her unlikely quest: to revive…