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The Good Thief
(film "Bob le flambeur") / (screenplay "Bob le flambeur")
Bob le Flambeur
(adaptation - as Melville) / (original story - as Melville)
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Jean Pierre Melville | Melville
6' 0¾" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
It so happens that the gangster story is a very suitable vehicle for the particular form of modern tragedy called film noir, which was born from American detective novels. It's a flexible genre. You can put whatever you want into it, good or bad. And it's a fairly easy vehicle to use to tell stories that matter to you about individual freedom, friendship, or rather human relationships, because ...
According to Melville, Jean-Luc Godard
asked him for consultation during the post-production stage because the first edit was too long for distribution. Melville suggested Godard remove all scenes that slowed down the action (his own turn as novelist Parvulesco included). However,instead of excluding entire scenes, Godard cut little bits from here and there. This led to the "jump cut" technique ...