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September 13        Cambridge, MA        HARVARD FILM ARCHIVE

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France, 1954
Director: Jacques Becker
Producer: Robert Dorfmann
Cast: Jean Gabin, Jeanne Moreau, Lino Ventura
Screenwriter: Jacques Becker, Maurice Griffe, Albert Simonin
Based on the novel by Albert Simonin
Cinematography: Pierre Montazel
Music: Jean Wiener
Genre: Drama, Crime
Black & White
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Language: French with English subtitles
Running Time: 94 minutes

After pulling off their "retirement job," aging criminals Max (Jean Gabin) and Henri (René Dary) think they can give up the game. But when Henri's girlfriend (Jeanne Moreau) tells the drug-dealer Angelo (Lino Ventura) about the loot, violence erupts.

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