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Band of Outsiders (1964)

Bande à part (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 5 August 1964 (France)
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Two crooks with a fondness for old Hollywood B-movies convince a languages student to help them commit a robbery.

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Danièle Girard ...
Louisa Colpeyn ...
Chantal Darget ...
Arthur's Aunt
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Georges Staquet ...
Legionary
Ernest Menzer ...
Arthur's Uncle
Jean-Claude Rémoleux ...
L'élève buveur d'alcool
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michel Delahaye ...
Le portier
Louis Jojot ...
(as Monsieur Jojot)
Claude Makovski ...
Pupil
Michèle Seghers ...
Student in English Class
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Storyline

A triangle: Franz, Arthur, and Odile. Franz, a young man with Alain Delon good looks, has met Odile in an English class. She lives in Joinville with wealthy benefactors and has mentioned to Franz that Mr. Stolz keeps a pile of 10,000 franc notes unlocked in his room. Franz tells his friend Arthur, a swarthy guy whose shady uncle is pressing him for money. Arthur and Franz, who mimic American movie tough guys, case Odile's house, pressure her to assist them with a burglary, and make passes at her as well. She's alternately compliant and distressed. Will they pull off the heist? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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A Who-Dunit, Who's Got-It, Where-Is-It-Now Wild One From That "Breathless" director Jean-Luc Godard!

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Release Date:

5 August 1964 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Band of Outsiders  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$120,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,656, 19 August 2001, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$37,651, 7 August 2016
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Trivia

The principle actors rehearsed for the famous dance sequence in nightclubs and bars in Paris' Latin District. See more »

Goofs

During the first attempt at the robbery, Franz and Arthur are wearing Odile's stockings as masks. When chasing her around the house, the stockings disappear. See more »

Quotes

Odile: All that is new is, by that fact, automatically traditional.
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For the last time (?) on the screen Music by Michel Legrand See more »

Connections

References The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964) See more »

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Les Parapluies de Cherbourg
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Music by Michel Legrand
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genius!
11 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

After seeing Breathless I didnt think Godard could do any better, I was mistaken. This film is, in my opinion, one of the greatest ever made, theres so many little touches that make this film stand out, the acted shoot out, the moments silence, the dance and my favorite, the whistle stop tour of the louvre. The films influence can be seen in the work of many directors from Quentin Tarantino to Hal Hartley. (both pay hommage to the dance sequence in their films, they are both also brilliant directors) Theres one thing that stands out for me every time in this film, Anna Karina's performance. She plays the part of Odile to perfection. A film well worth finding and once you get it your guarenteed to watch it over and over, 10 out of ten.


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