Film show: Matt Damon stars in Marseille-set thriller 'Stillwater'

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Playing an American oil rig worker visiting his daughter in southern France, Matt Damon is paired with French actress Camille Cottin in the edgy thriller "Stillwater". Loosely inspired by the Amanda Knox case, director Tom McCarthy has drawn some impressive performances from the international cast. Film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us why this thriller takes a subtle approach to its structure and avoids the pitfalls of some of the screen clichés associated with France.

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