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French Noir - From The Classic Era

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1. Bob le Flambeur (1956)

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2. Breathless (1960)

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3. Diabolique (1955)
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4. Le Doulos (1962)

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5. Elevator to the Gallows (1958)

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6. Gunman in the Streets (1950)

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7. Quai des Orfèvres (1947)

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8. Rififi (1955)
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9. Shoot the Piano Player (1960)
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10. Touchez Pas au Grisbi (Hands Off the Loot) (1954)

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11. The Trial (1962)
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12. The Wages of Fear (1953)
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Non-US film noir from the classic period (1940-1959)

‘During the classic period, there were many films produced outside the United States, particularly in France, that share elements of style, theme, and sensibility with American film noirs and may themselves be included in the genre's canon. In certain cases, the interrelationship with Hollywood noir is obvious: American-born director Jules Dassin moved to France in the early 1950s as a result of the Hollywood blacklist, and made one of the most famous French film noirs, Rififi (1955).’ --Wikipedia



Also See:
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Posted: 3 years, 1 month ago at Sep 9 20:40
Films for this list were taken from Wikipidia and TSPDT Film Noir. Feel free to recommend a title I may have missed.

Cheers :)

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