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Rififi Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jean Servais, Magali Noel, Robert Hossein, Jules Dassin

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RIFIFI is a movie directed in France in 1955 by american director Jules Dassin.
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Four thiefs decide to rob a famous jewellery in the middle of Paris. The film presents a scene that is already part of Movie History : the 30 minutes long robbery scene without musical score nor dialogs. A must-see.

Highly recommended.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler



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Plot & Themes

Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's Technology/treasure/info search    -   Yes involving:    -   valuable art Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes If this is a criminal POV story...    -   criminals stealing from other criminals    -   Armed robbery!    -   criminals killing each other    -   bad criminals on the run

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French Unusual characteristics    -   Physically Ill

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Misc setting    -   resort/hotel    -   sewers/subways    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only Kind of violence:    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives

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