Jean-Pierre Grumbach’s (Melville was the French filmmaker’s nom de guerre, appropriated in honor of his literary correlate, Herman) acutely minimalist take on American gangster films resulted in a formal probity unlike anything cinema has experienced ...
“Mais bien sur, I am calling you from my automobile. It is the ‘70s, n’est-ce pas?”
Posted July 16, 2013
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Melville’s money movie