In Paris, a gold smuggler is at war with other local gangsters who want piece of the action. Then the mob shows up and makes things worse. Also, an undercover US Treasury Department agent is trying to infiltrate the smuggler's business.
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Two men, a painter and a poor guy, have to cross over Paris by night during World War II and to deliver black market meat. As they walk along dark Parisian streets, they encounter various ... See full summary »
Those five are unemployed penniless workers. Together they win 100,000 Francs with the national lottery. Instead of sharing the money, they buy a ruin and build an open-air cafe. But ... See full summary »
Left heartbroken by the death of his beloved wife, a rich banker tries to commit suicide. When he learns from his former maid that his wife was unfaithful he fakes his own death and comes back under a new identity
Jean-Paul Le Chanois
Sophisticated crook talks ex-crook and now respectable business man into one last caper. This highly planned and well executed crime goes off without a hitch until rival bad guys want a piece of the action.
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A film about life. with its basic ingrediends - from mariage to succes , end of relation and the chain of questions to the good work of Jean Gabin and admirable performance of Georgette Anys. yes, it is not a great movie. but it is a good one, well crafted, using beautiful locations , the right atmosphere and the science of Gabin to propose the right traits of his character . short, a decent story, mixing few pieces of different genres and proposing a smart dialogue. so, a real good film.
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