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Honor Among Thieves Movie Review Summary

Actors: Alain Delon, Charles Bronson, Olga Georges-Picot, Brigitte Fossey, Bernard Fresson

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HONOR AMONG THIEVES (Adieu l'ami) is a French movie directed by Jean Herman in 1967.
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Two ex-members of the Foreign Legion, Barran and Propp, try to steal the content of the safe of a big corporation during the Christmas weekend. After having managed to open the safe, which was empty, they are accidentally locked up in the room. Nearly 48 hours later, almost dying of thirst, they find their way out through an air duct and understand, when they stumble upon the corpse of a security guard, that they've been mislead : someone had already stolen the money before their own arrival. Franz Propp (Bronson) is soon arrested by the police but Dino Barran (Delon) will discover that the persons to blame for the robbery are in fact the mistress and the daughter of the corporation's owner.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes If this is a criminal POV story...    -   white collar fraud/con man

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   doctor Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France City?    -   Yes City:    -   wealthy Misc setting    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing nude female butt Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets

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