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Enigmatic gangster Silien, who may or may not be responsible for squealing on Faugel, is released from the slammer and already involved in what should have been a simple heist. By the end of this brutal, twisting, and multilayered policier, who will be left to trust?

7.9
69
Directed by

Jean-Pierre Melville

Written by

Jean-Pierre Melville (Screenplay)
Pierre Lesou (Novel)

Runtime

108 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Cast

Keywords

betrayal french noir jazz singer or musician weasel

Lists

#472 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#260 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss