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Bob le Flambeur (Bob le flambeur) (1956)

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Starring (View all)
Roger Duchesne Roger Duchesne
Robert 'Bob' Montagné
Guy Decomble Guy Decomble
Le commissaire Ledru
Claude Cerval Claude Cerval
Jean - le croupier
René Havard René Havard
L'inspecteur Morin
Simone Paris Simone Paris
Yvonne


Written by
Auguste le Breton Auguste le Breton
(adaptation)


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A great classic

10 years, 11 months ago at Dec 30 15:03
Since this movie is considered a huge classic of the French cinema, I was definitely eager to check it out. Of course, at first, this flick might seem really old (it is actually pretty old indeed), there was still a very modern feeling about it which is something always inherent to the great classics. Indeed, they are timeless and remains relevant even decades after they have been made. I'm pretty... read more

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1 year, 5 months ago at Jul 9 1:39
(OK) Melville inspired by all amaerican he has seen, and in Paris at dawn, in casinos and crooks. Bob is a good hearted man, that has to do something as a 'father´for Paulo (he gives him Isabelle Corey) and as a crook...
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In Paris' Montmartre district, everyone knows Bob, a well-dressed compulsive gambler. He's generous, moralistic, drives a two-toned convertible coupe, lives in a swank apartment, and has the respect of the police. But he's on a losing streak, and even when he hits it big at the track, he loses at the Deauville casino. When he learns that the casino keeps a fortune on Grand Prix weekend, he plots a robbery. Subplots trace a seemingly innocent coquette's social climb and the greed of a croupier's wife who betrays the thieves.
UPC: 037429165928
Tags: 1950s (8), French (8), France (7), Heist (6), Crime (6), Gambling (5), Drama (5), Thriller (4), 1956 (4), Black And White (4), Murder (3), Poker (3), French Noir (3), Paris (3), Casino (3), Bar (2), FE (2), 50's (2), Honor (2), Caper (2)
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