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The Crook (1970)
"Le voyou" (original title)

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Story about an incurable thief, his success and his failures.

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Simon Duroc dit 'le Suisse'
Danièle Delorme ...
Janine
Charles Gérard ...
Charlot
Christine Lelouch ...
Martine
Yves Robert ...
Le commissaire
Judith Magre ...
Mme Gallois
Aldo Maccione ...
Aldo Ferrari
Paul Le Person ...
Le faussaire
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Bill
Gérard Sire ...
Le maire
Jacques Doniol-Valcroze ...
Le banquier
Gabriella Giorgelli ...
L'italienne
Luciano Pigozzi
Mimmo Palmara
Pierre Zimmer ...
Martine's Husband
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Story about an incurable thief, his success and his failures.

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Crime | Thriller

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The Crook  »

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Towards the end of the sequence, early in the film, where Simon is trying on various disguises in the photo booth, there's a single frame closeup of Trintignant making a silly face. See more »

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Spoofs Breathless (1960) See more »

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A whirligig of clever suspense and droll humor
3 July 2000 | by (Landsdowne, PA) – See all my reviews

Lelouche and Trintignant combine for a deft, lighter touch than their normal weighty collaborations. Full of wry touches, there is never a pause in the mind's contribution and nothing conventional to help you catch your breath. This is the kind of movie that you wish Hollywood could make but it never does, full of layers of complexity and wit, this mini-masterpiece improves with each repeated viewing.


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