A triangle: Franz, Arthur, and Odile. Franz, a young man with Alain Delon good looks, has met Odile in an English class. She lives in Joinville with wealthy benefactors and has mentioned to Franz that Mr. Stolz keeps a pile of 10,000 franc notes unlocked in his room. Franz tells his friend Arthur, a swarthy guy whose shady uncle is pressing him for money. Arthur and Franz, who mimic American movie tough guys, case Odile's house, pressure her to assist them with a burglary, and make passes at her as well. She's alternately compliant and distressed. Will they pull off the heist?
A Who-Dunit, Who's Got-It, Where-Is-It-Now Wild One From That "Breathless" director Jean-Luc Godard!
5 August 1964 (France)
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Also Known As:
Band of Outsiders
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Opening Weekend USA: $28,656,
19 August 2001, Limited Release
Gross USA: $37,651, 7 August 2016
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Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?
The story Franz refers to in the café scene, about something being best hidden in the most obvious place, is "The Purloined Letter" by Edgar Allen Poe. See more
Odile is wearing long socks in the house but when she leaves the house to meet the men at the factory, she is wearing stockings. See more
What's your family name, Arthur?
For the last time (?) on the screen Music by Michel Legrand See more
Referenced in Kleingeistganoven
Les Parapluies de Cherbourg
Music by Michel Legrand See more