Directed by Jean-Pierre Melville (France, 1956, 98 min.). French with English subtitles. Digital.

Silver-haired ex-gangster Bob Montagné (Roger Duchesne) moves from poker to craps to the track and back before one last heist.

“The cinematic Birth of the Cool … it’s exceedingly light on its feet.” – J. Hoberman, The Village Voice

Watch the trailer

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