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Touchez Pas Au Grisbi (Special Edition) (Blu-ray)

Directed by : Jacques Becker
Available Date : 08/13/2019
Release Year : 1938
Running Time : 91
UPC : 738329238988
Country : France
Language: French
Genre : Crime, Film Noir
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Jacques Becker’s (Le Trou) Touchez Pas Au Grisbi occupies a significant part in French cinema history; it exerted a huge influence on subsequent directors such as Jean-Pierre Melville (Le Doulos), Henri Verneuil (The Sicilian Clan) and Claude Sautet (Classe Tous Risques). Max (Jean Gabin, Port of Shadows) is an aging gangster who manages to pull off his final heist, a spectacular gold bullion robbery at Orly airport. All is well until Max’s former girlfriend Josy (Jeanne Moreau, Viva Maria!) tips off a rival gangster, Angelo (Lino Ventura, Razzia Sur La Chnouf). Angelo kidnaps Max’s partner and best friend and threatens to kill him unless Max hands over the loot from his robbery. Touchez Pas Au Grisbi was the birth the French policier, a European transposition of the fantastic American gangster films and film noirs of the 1940s. Based on a book by Albert Simonin (Cold Sweat) and beautifully shot in striking black-and-white by Pierre Montazel (Hi-Jack Highway).

Product Extras :

Audio Commentary by Film Critic Nick Pinkerton

Interview with filmmaker Jean Becker

Interview with actress Jeanne Moreau

Interview with Professor/Film Critic Ginette Vincendeau

Theatrical Trailer

Publish Date : 2019-07-16
  • Jacques Becker - Director
  • Jean Gabin - Actor
  • Lino Ventura - Actor
  • Jeanne Moreau - Actor
  • René Dary - Actor
  • Paul Frankeur - Actor
  • Daniel Cauchy - Actor
  • Dora Doll - Actor
  • Vittorio Sanipoli - Actor
  • Marilyn Buferd - Actor
  • Delia Scala - Actor

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