May 21 Members’ Choice 8:30pm
Post-screening Q&A with Ginette Vincendeau, Professor of Film Studies at King’s College London

A diamond” Guardian

Enormously influential French crime classic: Jules Dassin depicts the perfect heist in more ways than one, telling his story so effectively that he provided the template for the entire heist movie genre.  Best Director Award, Cannes. 

Heist movie par excellence … A masterful piece of genre film-making” Empire

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Film Information
Release year: 1955
Running time:   115 mins
Directed by: Jules Dassin
Language: French
Country: France
Classification: 12A
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Starring: Jean Servais,
Carl Möhner,
Robert Manuel,
Jules Dassin,
Robert Hossein,
Magali Noël,
Janine Darcey

Best Director Cannes Film Festival
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