He then murders his friend, Gilbert, and steals the jewels he had been hiding, products of a recent heist. Shortly afterwards, Maurice plans a heist of a rich man’s estate and shares his plan with Silien, who is rumored to be a police informant. Silien is later questioned by the police. The film unfolds from there, incorporating a number of plot twists revealed through Melville’s dialogue and picturesque visuals.
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- In French with English subtitles
- Year Released
- Play Time
- 106 min
- Age Category
- Jean-Pierre Melville
- Jean-Paul Belmondo, Serge Reggiani, Michel Piccolo, Jean Desailly
- Black & White