With this black and white noir Melville really hits his stride as a crime story director. The film’s dazzling plot relies heavily on the narration of a very unreliable source who’s lies and double crosses keep the cops and and his fellow robbers on their toes. Starring bad boy actor Jean-Paul Belmondo as the enigmatic lead, Silien. This film is spoken in French with English subtitles.
Cast: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Serge Reggiani, Jean Desailly
Speelduur: 108 minuten