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The Thief of Paris (1967)

Le voleur (original title)
In Paris around 1900, Georges Randal is brought up by his wealthy uncle, who steals his inheritance. Georges hopes to marry his cousin Charlotte, but his uncle arranges for her to marry a ... See full summary »

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Georges Randal
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Charlotte
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Geneviève Delpiels
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L'abbé Félix La Margelle
Paul Le Person ...
Roger Voisin dit Roger-La-Honte
Christian Lude ...
Urbain Randal - l'oncle et tuteur de Georges
Françoise Fabian ...
Ida
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Broussaille
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Marguerite - la bonne délurée
Martine Sarcey ...
Renée Mouratet
Roger Crouzet ...
Mouratet
Jacques Debary ...
Courbassol
Fernand Guiot ...
Emiel Van Der Busch
Marc Dudicourt ...
Georges Antoine
Paul Vally ...
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In Paris around 1900, Georges Randal is brought up by his wealthy uncle, who steals his inheritance. Georges hopes to marry his cousin Charlotte, but his uncle arranges for her to marry a rich neighbour. As an act of revenge, Georges steals the fiance's family jewels, and enjoys the experience so much that he embarks upon a life-time of burglary. Written by Will Gilbert

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Georges Randal: I do a dirty job but I have an excuse: I do it dirtily.
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Thieves go to heaven
9 May 2000 | by (Auckland, New Zealand) – See all my reviews

A thief in the triumphant times of bourgeoisie, Paris and Brussels at the turn of the past century....

A young man acts outside the conventions of conformist society and relies on his charm. He robs the "bourgeois" world but who started in the first place ? Is the thief the one to blame ?

Religion is also derided, priests are not always what they look like...they could be interested in your purse more than in your soul.

Louis Malle breaks a few conventions which are still so many taboos in mainstream and bland cinema.

A good movie has to be daring, this one is a good semi-serious comedy which does not deserve to be left for dead.


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