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Cloportes (1965)
"La métamorphose des cloportes" (original title)

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Three little criminals get a tip for a great coup with lots of money in it. Unfortunately they lack the starting funds to buy the required welding torch. So they persuade their successful ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Alphonse Maréchal
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Edmond
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Catherine Verdier
Maurice Biraud ...
Arthur
Georges Géret ...
Rouquemoute
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Tonton
Françoise Rosay ...
Gertrude
Annie Fratellini ...
Léone
Norman Bart ...
Un visiteur de la galerie
Georges Blaness ...
Omar
Dorothée Blanck ...
Une fille à l'hôtel particulier (as Dorothée Blank)
Jean-Pierre Caussade ...
(as J.P. Caussade)
Marcel Charvey ...
Un visiteur de la galerie
François Dalou ...
2nd Inspector
Michel Dacquin ...
Un barman de boîte de nuit (as Michel Daquin)
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Three little criminals get a tip for a great coup with lots of money in it. Unfortunately they lack the starting funds to buy the required welding torch. So they persuade their successful colleague Alphonse to join their team. But the well thought-out coup fails, and Alphonse is the only one of them who ends up in jail for several years. When he's released, he's out for revenge. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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8 September 1965 (Italy)  »

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Italian censorship visa # 45655 delivered on 8-9-1965. See more »

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great french film noir
24 February 2002 | by (paris, france) – See all my reviews

Great sixties french film noir, the opening shot is a stunner. the ensemble acting is really marvelous, the movie oscillate constantly between comedy and drama and that's good. Like many movies from the period should be rediscovered one day on DVD.


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