Touchez pas au grisbi Hands off the loot /
An aging gangster is unwillingly brought out of retirement after one of his associates unwittingly betrays him to a rival.
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|Edition:||Standard format (1.33:1).|
|Series:||Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ;
Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
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|Summary:||An aging gangster is unwillingly brought out of retirement after one of his associates unwittingly betrays him to a rival.|
|Item Description:||Based on the novel of the same title by Albert Simonin.|
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1954.
Special features: video interviews with actor Lino Ventura (originally aired as part of an episode of the television program "Pour le cinema" on 5/01/1972, 9 min.), composer Jean Wiener (originally aired as part of the television special "Hommage à Jean Gabin" in Feb. 1978, 2 min.) & actor Daniel Cauchy (conducted by Lenny Borger in Jan. 2002, 7 min.); excerpt from an episode of the French television series "Cinéastes de notre temps" dedicated to Becker (featuring Griffe, Simonin, Ventura & filmmaker François Truffaut, 1967, 6 min.); original theatrical trailer.
Program notes on container insert include essays by critics Geoffrey O'Brien ("Strange reflections") and Philip Kemp ("A neglected master").
|Physical Description:||1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Format:||DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono.|
|Audience:||Not rated by the MPAA.|
|Production Credits:||Director of photography, Pierre Montazel ; editing by Marguerite Renoir ; music by Jean Wiener.|
|Access:||FOR HOME USE ONLY.|