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Scoumoune (1972)

La scoumoune (original title)
| Crime, Drama | 1974 (USA)
For more than 15 years, two Marseille friends and criminals battle the law, rival gangs, prison authorities and even mined beaches in order to survive.

Director:

José Giovanni

Writers:

José Giovanni (novel), José Giovanni (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Paul Belmondo ... Roberto Borgo
Claudia Cardinale ... Georgia Saratov
Michel Constantin ... Xavier Saratov
Enrique Lucero ... Le Mexicain / Migli
Alain Mottet Alain Mottet ... Ficelle
Michel Peyrelon Michel Peyrelon ... L'élégant
Philippe Brizard Philippe Brizard ... Fanfan
Marie-Claude Mestral Marie-Claude Mestral ... Une prostituée
Aldo Bufi Landi Aldo Bufi Landi ... Jeannot Villanova
Luciano Catenacci Luciano Catenacci ... (as Luciano Lorcas)
Lucie Arnold Lucie Arnold ... La chanteuse (as Luci Arnold)
Albert Augier Albert Augier
Bruno Balp Bruno Balp ... L'inspecteur à la morgue
Paul Beauvais Paul Beauvais
Gabriel Briand Gabriel Briand ... Un bagnard
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Storyline

Episodic portrait of a criminal, from 1934 until after the war. Roberto Borgo is tough, cool, sardonic, loyal, and deadly. He comes to Marseilles to help his friend Xavier Saratov get out of jail, first killing a local brothel and casino boss to take over the businesses, and, with the help of Xavier's sister, Georgia, amass money for Xavier's defense. Xavier loses in court, so Roberto gets himself thrown in prison to be with his friend. Escape proves futile, but they are pardoned in exchange for working as sappers. After the war, Xavier is a bitter cripple, but Roberto remains detached, extorting ownership of a casino, which puts his friends at risk. Does he care? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French

Release Date:

1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Scoumoune See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Production Co:

Lira Films,Praesidens See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

16th highest grossing movie of its year in France. See more »

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During the riot - because of the rotten food - in jail, Fanfan sits at the right of Xavier Saratov. He is not supposed to be here yet, since Borgo will welcome him few scenes later. See more »

Connections

Version of A Man Named Rocca (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

Intrusions Des Racketteurs Noirs Dans Les Maisons Closes De La Ficelle Et L'Elégant
Written and Performed by François de Roubaix Et Orchestre
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A film you won't forget. No matter how you try.
13 April 2006 | by shepsSee all my reviews

My wife and I were discussing which was the worst film we had ever seen since being together. We both said 'Hit Man' So we came to IMDb to see what date it was and what rating it got. We were stunned! 7 /10?? We remember this as a boring film, and several times during the showing we thought it was ending and we were getting ready to leave, but no, it continued. We can't believe that it was only on for 101mins. It seemed like days. Since seeing IMDb giving it 7/10 we thought about finding it and watching it again. The thought lasted under a second by which time we decided we would prefer to watch the paint dry on our newly decorated door. This film may improve with age, but I doubt it. Not many films do.


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