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The Good Thief
(film "Bob le flambeur") / (screenplay "Bob le flambeur")
Bob le Flambeur
(adaptation - as Melville) / (original story - as Melville)
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Jean Pierre Melville | Melville
6' 0¾" (1.85 m)
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It so happens that the gangster story is a very suitable vehicle for the particular form of modern tragedy called film noir, which was born from American detective novels. It's a flexible genre. You can put whatever you want into it, good or bad. And it's a fairly easy vehicle to use to tell stories that matter to you about individual freedom, friendship, or rather human relationships, because ...
Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985". Pages 670-675. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988.
Often directed crime movies