w/ intro by Jonathan Kirshner (Government, CU)
1967 > France > Directed by Jean-Pierre Melville
With Alain Delon, Nathalie Delon
A classic of French noir starring Alain Delon, in trenchcoat and fedora, as an emotionless killer on the pitiless streets of 60s Paris. "A razor-sharp cocktail of 1940s American gangster cinema and 1960s French pop culture - with a liberal dose of Japanese lone-warrior mythology - maverick director Jean-Pierre Melville's masterpiece defines cool." (Janus Films) Subtitled. More at janusfilms.com/films/1019 Cosponsored with the French Studies Program. Archival 35mm print courtesy of Institut Fran‡ais. Special thanks to the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.
1 hr 44 min Trailer Link: youtu.be/-h2SiG1I5WY?list=PLMar3oNhkJuFrIybzyKt9lypu6atQY8Mk