Directed by Jean-Pierre Melville (France, 1970, 140 min.). French with English subtitles. Digital.
Four men, including a recently released criminal (Alain Delon) and an alcoholic ex-cop (Yves Montand), come together to execute a meticulously planned jewel heist. Also starring André Bourvil and Gian Maria Volontè.
“[A] doleful, elegant exercise in underworld existentialism … There is never a rushed shot, a perfunctory cut, or a wasted movement.” — A. O. Scott, The New York Times
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