Le Samouraï (1967)
Contemporary poster for the film visible in Métro station during Jef's pursuit.
A still is shown in the "New on Video" bumper. Two thumbs up.
Poster can be seen in Oliver's room
Francis Costello was modelled after Alain Delon's character, and wears similar clothing
Reference the film in the final part
Both assassins lead lonely and highly regulated lives.
Movie title and poster visible.
Poster in Bennie's room
Milos bird is called Melville. Melville is the director of the movie "Le Samouraï" (1967) staring Alain Delon as a Contract Killer, whos only company/friend is a little bird.
Part of poster collage on wall inside Jeff's flat.
Alain Delon as César talks about himself and quotes this title.
One of the male leads who is a hitman imitates Alain Delon in "Le Samouraï".
J. M. saw this film with the French hitman driving a Goddess
Movie poster of Le Samouraï is seen outside a movie theater.
In the same manner that Ghost Dog has an electronic "key" to break into luxury cars, Costello has a huge ring of keys that enable him to steal any Citroën DS.
Lead character washes his hands with gloves on
cited as an example of a thriller
"Jef Costello" , the name of a character from that movie is written on a wall in this one
Character "Bruno" (Ulli Lommel) is inspired by the Alain Delon character
A fragment of this film is shown in this episode