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Rififi
  • Description

    RIFIFI (ri-f -fi) n. French argot. 1. Quarrel, rumble, free-for-all, open hostilities between individuals or gangs, rough and tumble confrontation between two or more individuals. 2. A tense and chaotic situation involving violent confrontations between parties.

    A seminal work of crime filmmaking that lead the young critic François Truffaut to declare the best Film Noir I have ever seen , Jules Dassin s Rififi [Du rififi chez les hommes] has influenced films as diverse as Reservoir Dogs and Ocean s Eleven since its release.

    Following Tony, le Stéphanois (Jean Servais), a master thief fresh out of jail, wearing a harried look and suffering ill health he refuses to be involved with crime, until he finds his girlfriend shacked up with a rival gangster. With little reason to keep living he plans a final job. Tony sets about finding his crew and meticulously planning the job; a robbery of the jewellery store Mappin & Webb. Rififi revolves around the central heist, famed for its finite detail and incredible tension, but the drama does not end at the heist like so many other crime films. Dassin s film is a humanist tale that hinges on the loyalty among thieves and draws on the fatalistic, doom laden lives common to crooks and thieves in pulp literature.

    An instant commercial success in Paris and worldwide, the film was also very well received by the critics with Jules Dassin being awarded the best director prize at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.

  • Product Details
    Certificate:
    12
    Actor:
    Jean Servais, Carl Mohner, Robert Manuel, Magali Noel, Perlo Vita
    Director:
    Jules Dassin
    Region:
    2
    Number of Discs:
    1
    Main Language:
    French
    Subtitle Languages:

    English

    Run Time:
    117 mins approx.
    studio:
    Arrow Video
    TheatricalReleaseYear:
    1955

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    RIFIFI (ri-f -fi) n. French argot. 1. Quarrel, rumble, free-for-all, open hostilities between individuals or gangs, rough and tumble confrontation between two or more individuals. 2. A tense and chaotic situation involving violent confrontations between parties.

    A seminal work of crime filmmaking that lead the young critic François Truffaut to declare the best Film Noir I have ever seen , Jules Dassin s Rififi [Du rififi chez les hommes] has influenced films as diverse as Reservoir Dogs and Ocean s Eleven since its release.

    Following Tony, le Stéphanois (Jean Servais), a master thief fresh out of jail, wearing a harried look and suffering ill health he refuses to be involved with crime, until he finds his girlfriend shacked up with a rival gangster. With little reason to keep living he plans a final job. Tony sets about finding his crew and meticulously planning the job; a robbery of the jewellery store Mappin & Webb. Rififi revolves around the central heist, famed for its finite detail and incredible tension, but the drama does not end at the heist like so many other crime films. Dassin s film is a humanist tale that hinges on the loyalty among thieves and draws on the fatalistic, doom laden lives common to crooks and thieves in pulp literature.

    An instant commercial success in Paris and worldwide, the film was also very well received by the critics with Jules Dassin being awarded the best director prize at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.

  • Product Details
    Certificate:
    12
    Actor:
    Jean Servais, Carl Mohner, Robert Manuel, Magali Noel, Perlo Vita
    Director:
    Jules Dassin
    Region:
    2
    Number of Discs:
    1
    Main Language:
    French
    Subtitle Languages:

    English

    Run Time:
    117 mins approx.
    studio:
    Arrow Video
    TheatricalReleaseYear:
    1955
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