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Charles (Jean Gabin), a sixtyish career criminal fresh out of jail, rejects his wife's plan for a quiet life of bourgeois respectability. He enlists a former cellmate, Francis (Alain Delon), to assist him in pulling off one final score, a carefully planned assault on the vault of a Cannes casino. Bad luck and Francis's lack of professionalism set the caper maddeningly askew, and the stolen cash resurfaces in an unexpected manner.Written by
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When Charles is spotting his house at the end of the opening credits, he's not really standing in front of it (97 Rue Parmentier) but at the corner of Ave. Auguste Perret/Allée André Ampère. See more »
The place where Francis emerges on the roof is not backstage, but right above Palm Beach's main entrance. He is climbing out of a wooden box they placed there. See more »
The film opens with MGM's 1956-57 logo. See more »
The colored version is shorter than the original black & white film: 13 minutes are missing in this version (original cut: 116 min, colored cut: 103 min). No complete scenes are cut, but many scenes are shortened. See more »
For a part of public, the actors are the lead motif to see it. for other, the plot, reminding Ocean Eleven. a French Heist movie, good performance of Delon, same Gabin in inspired use of the nuances of character and the perfect end. nothing new at first sigh. in fact, the old flavors are the lead motif for see a film about a hold -up, its levels and portraits of men inside it.
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