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 principle actors rehearsed for the famous dance sequence in nightclubs and bars in Paris' Latin District. See more
During the first attempt at the robbery, Franz and Arthur are wearing Odile's stockings as masks. When chasing her around the house, the stockings disappear. See more
What's that big building? asked Odile. The Louvre. The whitewash is great, she said. That guy deserves a medal.
For the last time (?) on the screen Music by Michel Legrand See more
Referenced in The Liar
Les Parapluies de Cherbourg
Music by Michel Legrand See more