IT'S a borderless Europe, but one that is bigger and more corrupt than ever before, as Tess Amant, former star reporter for a major US newspaper and now an Amsterdam café owner, finds out when a dead body leads police directly to her door.

FANATICISM, mysticism and magic collide in Deadly Reckoning when Tess Amant, an Amsterdam café owner and former star reporter with a penchant for martial arts, accepts an invitation to the Cannes Film Festival.