Jean-Pierre Melville – Bob le Flambeur aka Bob the Gambler [+Extras] (1956)


Plot Outline :
Bob, a middle-aged gambler and thief, plans a complicated heist. He deals with a number of underworld characters while planning the robbery of the Deauville Casino. Bob eventually hires a gang that includes an ace safecracker. Unfortunately for them, Bob’s nemesis, an old cop who Bob once saved from death, is tipped off after a money-hungry croupier’s wife betrays them. The police are waiting when the gang begins the seemingly impossible task of robbing the casino vault. Meanwhile in the casino, Bob starts to gamble.

Extras :

1. Video interview with Daniel Cauchy (“Paulo”) (21:58)

2. Radio interview with Jean-Pierre Melville (23:59)

3. Theatrical trailer (3:26)

no pass