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Borsalino (1970)

During the 1930s, in Marseilles, France, two small time crooks work for local crime bosses until they decide to go into business for themselves.

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Jacques Deray
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Paul Belmondo ... François Capella
Alain Delon ... Roch Siffredi
Catherine Rouvel Catherine Rouvel ... Lola
Françoise Christophe ... Simone Escarguel
Corinne Marchand ... Mme Rinaldi
Laura Adani Laura Adani ... Mme Siffredi, la mère de Roch
Nicole Calfan ... Ginette
Hélène Rémy ... Lydia
Odette Piquet Odette Piquet ... La chanteuse
Mario David ... Mario
Lionel Vitrant Lionel Vitrant ... Fernand
Dennis Berry Dennis Berry ... Nono
Jean Aron Jean Aron ... Martial Roger, le comptable
André Bollet André Bollet ... Poli
Pierre Koulak Pierre Koulak ... Spada
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Storyline

In 1930 Marseilles two small-time crooks join forces when they meet brawling over a woman. Starting with fixed horse races and fights, they start to find themselves doing jobs for the local gangster bosses. When they decide to go into the business for themselves, their easy-going approach to crime starts to change. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some strong gangster violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French | Italian | German

Release Date:

13 August 1970 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Borsalino See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$500,000, 31 December 1970
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

On August 31st 1997, the BBC1 broadcast of the film was interrupted by a newsflash which newsreader Martin Lewis reported that Princess Diana Spencer had been seriously injured in a car crash in Paris. See more »

Connections

Referenced in One Hundred and One Nights (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Tango Marseillais
Written and Performed by Claude Bolling
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We found this film in Quebec
17 April 2007 | by bqafilmsSee all my reviews

We located this 1970 Film BORSALINO, English Version with No Subtitles in a small video store in French Canada.......It is not easy to find anymore and most of the old ex-rentals have been tampered with...........Borsalino features Alain Delon and Jean-Paul Belmondo as charismatic gangsters in 1930s Marseilles who join forces when they meet brawling over a woman.. with fixed horse races and fights, they start to find themselves doing jobs for the local gangster bosses. When they decide to go into the business for themselves, their easy-going approach to crime starts to change........Inspired by Eugene Saccomano's novel The Bandits of Marseilles. ...The version we have is 2 Hours 5 Minutes long and is the most complete we have been able to find....We have never been able to locate a French Version in 9 years of looking........BQA Films


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