The Master Touch (1972) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • In Hamburg, Germany, convicted burglar and safe cracker Steve Wallace is released from prison.He served two years for a burglary that went wrong.Police inspector Hoffman drives Wallace home and tels him to stay out of trouble. During his heydays Wallace lived in style because the takes were good and he never got caught.This was back when he worked alone, for himself.Since he started working for local crime boss Miller things went wrong.Hence, the two year prison term he just finished.Wallace's girlfriend, Anna, welcomes him home but home nowadays is a modest rented house on the outskirts of the city. Anna wants Steve Wallace to keep his nose clean from now on but Steve hates their modest living conditions.He asks Anna for permission to pull one more job and retire.She doesn't agree but Steve will do it anyway.The ideal opportunity arises when crime boss Miller asks Steve to break into a high security high tech corporate building and steal one million dollars from the safe of an insurance company.The alarm is triggered by the slightest noise in the vault.Steve politely refuses to do the job for Miller but he plans to go solo, for himself.For this, Steve recruits a young circus acrobat,Marco, whom Steve recently met during a street brawl with crime boss Miller's men.

    - Written by nufs68
  • A just released from prison professional thief decides to do one last high-risk heist, which could settle him for life or land him behind bars again.

    - Written by soundchaser


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