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Du Rififi chez les hommes

Jules Dassin / FR, IT, 1955 / 119 min.

Old gangster Tony leaves prison and allows himself to be talked into one more final job. The way Jules Dassin filmed the robbery of a Parisian jewellers’ is legendary. “The best film noir I have ever seen,” said François Truffaut.

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American director Jules Dassin (1911 - 2008) who fled to France because anti-communist Joe McCarthy had made it impossible for him to work – made a name for himself in Europe in one fell swoop with Du Rififi chez les hommes.

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Director

Jules Dassin

Production year

1955

Country

FR, IT

Original title

Du Rififi chez les hommes

Length

119 min.

Language

French

Subtitles

ENG or NLD

Format

35mm, DCP

Part of

Film Noir

Rain-drenched streets, curls of cigarette smoke, and men with a dark past. An inescapable fate and a femme fatale, sly and sexually independent. This summer Eye is presenting an extended programme of classic film noir, featuring masterpieces such as The Third Man and In a Lonely Place starring Humphrey Bogart. With vintage 35mm prints and newly restored works.

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still Du Rififi chez les hommes (Jules Dassin, FR 1955)
still Du Rififi chez les hommes (Jules Dassin, FR 1955)

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