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Bob Le Flambeur

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  1. Feb 23,  · Bob le flambeur seems to take place in a liminal world of complex relations that call on the past, on many lives already lived and unknowable except to those who lived them: on bonds of obligations — and affections — where betrayal in some is as certain as loyalty in others. It’s a film of romantic attitudes, of stances not very cool boys would like to aspire to, of sex and death and jazz.
  2. Bob le Flambeur may be the most elegantly rigorous movie ever made about a cockeyed heist. It is also one of the most elegiac, with a twilight mood about it. Bob, as courtly and dignified as any all-night gambler ever was but willing to risk his serenity for one last big score, is in Melville’s view a relic of a bygone, pre-war world, when crooks had an independence and integrity not unlike Melville’s own.
  3. May 04,  · Bob le Flambeur () has a good claim to be the first film of the French New Wave%.
  4. Even though its modest budget shows every so often, Bob le flambeur is an engrossing crime tale set amid the French equivalent of the lowlifes who animated John Huston's The Asphalt Jungle. Ever the gentlemen, Bob is liked by the denizens of Montmartre, and the cops as well.
  5. Jul 02,  · Suffused with wry humor, Bob Le Flambeau melds the toughness of American gangster films with Gallic sophistication to lay the roadmap for the French New Wave. As the neon is extinguished for another dawn, an aging gambler (Roger Duchesne) navigates the treacherous world of pimps, moneymen and naïve associates while plotting one last score—the heist of the Deauville casino/5(8).
  6. Feb 05,  · Bob le Flambeur. 1 hr 42 mins. Bob has decided to give up his business in order to enjoy his hobby: gambling. However, he cannot refuse one last job proposed by a friend: to take part in an amazing raid on the Deauville casino. But that day, seeing the 4/5().
  7. Bob le Flambeur () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
  8. May 21,  · The character of Bob is unlike most lead characters in all of movies. Were Bob le Flambeur a conventional film with the same characters, the youthful Paulo would probably be made to carry the film. (Although Bob le Flambeur is certainly not alone as far as the aging criminal angle in French cinema of the time). Instead, we get the long-in-the-tooth reticent Bob Montagné, a non .

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