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Out of prison after a five-year stretch, jewel thief Tony turns down a quick job his friend Jo offers him, until he discovers that his old girlfriend Mado has become the lover of local gangster Pierre Grutter during Tony's absence. Expanding a minor smash-and-grab into a full-scale jewel heist, Tony and his crew appear to get away clean, but their actions after the job is completed threaten the li...

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Directed by

Jules Dassin

Written by

René Wheeler (Screenplay)
Auguste Le Breton (Screenplay)
Jules Dassin (Adaptation)
Jacques Larue (Lyricist)

Runtime

118 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Tagline

...Means Trouble!

Cast

Keywords

paris, france nightclub heist italian jewelry cleaner safe burglary tuberculosis newspaper stand silhouetted dancer

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#90 on The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema Empire

#745 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

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#239 on IMDb top 250 IMDb