1960s, 4/4, Crime, Jean-Pierre Melville, Review

Le Samourai

#2 in my ranking of Jean-Pierre Melville's filmography. After the self-indulgence of Le Deuxieme Souffle, Jean-Pierre Melville actually pulled back a fair bit in his next film, Le Samourai, creating a smaller, more focused telling of the French underworld, centered around the extremely subdued performance by Alain Delon. What becomes obvious is that Melville was… Continue reading Le Samourai

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