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A stone-faced Jean-Paul Belmondo stars as enigmatic gangster Silien, who may or may not be responsible for squealing on Faugel (Serge Reggiani), just 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
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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 weasel

Lists

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

#260 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss