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Louis Bertain / Louis le Blond
Paul Frankeur ...
Fredo
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Pierre (as Marcel Bozzufi)
Albert Dinan ...
L'inspecteur Pluvier (as Dinan)
Antonin Berval ...
Zé (as Berval)
Thomy Bourdelle ...
Le catcheur
Serge Lecointe ...
Bébert
Jean-Pierre Mocky ...
Pierre
Jo Peignot ...
Mimile (as Georges Peignot)
Lucien Raimbourg ...
Jo
Gabriel Gobin ...
L'inspecteur Bouvard
Jean Bérard ...
Raymond, le matelot
Gaby Basset ...
Hortense
Gina Nicloz ...
Mme Bertain (as Gina Niclos)
Lucienne Legrand ...
La dame du garage
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A famous french gangster film.

This is a great gangster film, adapted from a Auguste Le Breton novel, author of "Rififi" and "The Siciian Clan".

And, more, the main characters are played by great actors: Jean Gabin and Lino Ventura - who was not still a big star, as Marcel Bozzufi and Annie Girardot, who also play in this movie.

The tale of struggle which occurs among a gang of bank robbers. The leader - Jean Gabin - has his young brother who is suspected, by his own henchmen, to be a police informer. And this will be the beginning of the end for the team.

A simple, solid and effective story, fast paced. Not boring at all. No length.


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