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Army of Shadows | Movie Details for Director Jean-Pierre Melville | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 92%  Army of Shadows  145 min,  [Drama, War]  [Jean-Pierre Melville]  [12 Sep 1969]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, Metacritic 99/100, External Reviews
Awards:  4 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Jean-Pierre Cassel, Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Simone Signoret
Plot:  An account of underground resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied France.
Writer:  Joseph Kessel (novel), Jean-Pierre Melville (adaptation)
Language:  French, German, English    Country:  France, Italy    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Le Samouraï | Movie Details for Director Jean-Pierre Melville | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  Le Samouraï  101 min,  GP,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Jean-Pierre Melville]  [25 Oct 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alain Delon, Cathy Rosier, François Périer, Nathalie Delon
Plot:  After Professional hitman Jef Costello is seen by witnesses his efforts to provide himself an alibi drive him further into a corner.
Writer:  Jean-Pierre Melville, Georges Pellegrin
Language:  French    Country:  France, Italy    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Le Deuxieme Souffle | Movie Details for Director Jean-Pierre Melville | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  Le Deuxieme Souffle  150 min,  [Crime, Drama]  [Jean-Pierre Melville]  [01 Nov 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Christine Fabréga, Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Raymond Pellegrin
Plot:  A gangster escapes jail and quickly makes plans to continue his criminal ways elsewhere, but a determined inspector is closing in.
Writer:  José Giovanni (novel), José Giovanni (dialogue), Jean-Pierre Melville (dialogue), Jean-Pierre Melville (adaptation)
Language:  French    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Le Cercle Rouge | Movie Details for Director Jean-Pierre Melville | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Le Cercle Rouge  140 min,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Jean-Pierre Melville]  [20 Oct 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, Metacritic 91/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Alain Delon, Bourvil, Gian Maria Volontè, Yves Montand
Plot:  After leaving prison, master thief Corey crosses paths with a notorious escapee and an alcoholic former policeman. The trio proceed to plot an elaborate heist.
Writer:  Jean-Pierre Melville
Language:  French    Country:  France, Italy    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Le Silence de la Mer | Movie Details for Director Jean-Pierre Melville | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Le Silence de la Mer  87 min,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Jean-Pierre Melville]  [22 Apr 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Ami Aaröe, Howard Vernon, Jean-Marie Robain, Nicole Stéphane
Plot:  1941 in a small town in Nazi occupied France. Against the will of its elderly male and his adult niece residents, the Nazis commandeer a house for one of their officers, Lt. Werner von ...
Writer:  Vercors (short story), Jean-Pierre Melville (adaptation)
Language:  French, German, English    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Le Doulos | Movie Details for Director Jean-Pierre Melville | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Le Doulos  108 min,  [Crime, Thriller]  [Jean-Pierre Melville]  [02 Mar 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Jean Desailly, Jean-Paul Belmondo, René Lefèvre, Serge Reggiani
Plot:  A burglar betraying other criminals, prepares for a big heist with a trusted friend that might be as untrustworthy as he.
Writer:  Pierre Lesou (based on the novel by), Jean-Pierre Melville (adaptation)
Language:  French    Country:  France, Italy    More Info:  IMDB
Léon Morin, Priest | Movie Details for Director Jean-Pierre Melville | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Léon Morin, Priest  117 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Jean-Pierre Melville]  [22 Sep 1961]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Emmanuelle Riva, Irène Tunc, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Nicole Mirel
Plot:  Set during occupied France, a faithless woman finds herself falling in love with a young priest.
Writer:  Béatrix Beck (based on the novel by), Jean-Pierre Melville (adaptation)
Language:  French, English    Country:  France, Italy    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bob le Flambeur | Movie Details for Director Jean-Pierre Melville | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Bob le Flambeur  98 min,  PG,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Jean-Pierre Melville]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, Metacritic 80/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Daniel Cauchy, Guy Decomble, Isabelle Corey, Roger Duchesne
Plot:  After losing big, an aging gambler decides to assemble a team to rob a casino.
Writer:  Jean-Pierre Melville (original story), Jean-Pierre Melville (adaptation), Auguste Le Breton (adaptation), Auguste Le Breton (dialogue)
Language:  French, English    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB
Les Enfants Terribles | Movie Details for Director Jean-Pierre Melville | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Les Enfants Terribles  105 min,  [Drama]  [Jean-Pierre Melville]  [28 Jul 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Edouard Dermithe, Jacques Bernard, Nicole Stéphane, Renée Cosima
Plot:  In a snowball fight between schoolboys the handsome Dargelos hits the chest of Paul, who drops unconscious to the ground. Paul has a deep affection for Dargelos, and later denies that there...
Writer:  Jean Cocteau (novel), Jean Cocteau (adaptation)
Language:  French, English    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB
Un Flic | Movie Details for Director Jean-Pierre Melville | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Un Flic  98 min,  PG,  [Crime, Thriller]  [Jean-Pierre Melville]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, Metacritic 72/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Alain Delon, Catherine Deneuve, Riccardo Cucciolla, Richard Crenna
Plot:  After a shaky first heist, a group of thieves plan an even more elaborate- and more risky- second heist.
Writer:  Jean-Pierre Melville
Language:  French    Country:  France, Italy    More Info:  IMDB

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