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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The "minute of silence" lasts 36 seconds. See more
When Franz and Arthur stop to look at Odile's house, Arthur is seen to put his book into his pocket twice, in different shots. See more
Arthur said they'd wait for night to do the job, out of respect for second-rate thrillers. How do we kill all that time? asked Odile. Franz had read about an American who'd done the Louvre in nine minutes 45 seconds. They'd do better.
[Running through the Louvre
Arthur, Franz and Odile beat Jimmy Johnson by two seconds.
For the last time (?) on the screen Music by Michel Legrand See more
Written and Performed by Jean Ferrat See more