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Saturday, 23 July 2011

Bob Le Flambeur (1956)

Directed by Jean-Pierre Melville
Starred Roger Duchesne, Isabelle Corey, Daniel Cauchy ...
1956, France, French

A French heist from an infamous heist movie director, Jean-Pierre Melville. You can see this movie listed in some of Top Robbery Movies lists. The movie focuses on its protagonists more than the heist itself, and we sail for a very different heist movie experience. This time, the mastermind of the robbery is a gambler.  I, of course, can`t say if you will like it very much or not, but I guarantee that the movie will gain a unique place in your robbery / heist movie experience. Especially, if you are a heist movies amateur, you cannot pass Melville.

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If you look for;

a serious robbery movie
a movie mainly focuses on the characters
a different approach on the genre

then this is your movie.


If you liked this movie, I believe you might also like;
(available in the blog)

Henry`s Crime (2010)
The Italian Job (2013)
Le Premier Cercle (2009)
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Le Cercle Rouge (1970)
Bande à part / Band of Outsiders (1964) 
I soliti ignori / Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958)
The Asphalt Jungle (1950)  


If you liked this move, IMDb believes you might also like;
(available in the blog)

Rififi (1955)
Le Cercle Rouge (1970) 


Degree: Alternative Theft Movie
Sub-Category: Casino Robbery
Excellence of Robbery Plan: 2/5
Originality of Robbery Plan: 2/5
Quality of Robbery Action Scenes: 3/5
Actors' Performances: 4/5
Excitement Level: 3/5
Surprise Level: 5/5
Humor Level: 2/5
Originality of the Story in General: 4/5
Rating As A Robbery/Heist Movie: 4/5
Rating the Movie As A Whole: 4/5

Important Reminder: Below trailer might contain important spoilers.



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