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The Swindle (1997) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Michel Serrault, Isabelle Huppert, François Cluzet, Jean-François Balmer

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THE SWINDLE (Rien ne va plus) is a movie written and directed by Claude Chabrol in 1997.
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Betty and Victor are two small crooks who are haunting luxury hotels, looking for future victims. Now Betty has made the acquaintance of François Cluzet, the treasurer of an international group. Cluzet is on the verge of stealing from his employer during his next flight to the Caribbeans by disappearing with his wallet containing more than $2,000,000. Betty, persuaded that this is the unique opportunity of her life to become rich, proposes to Victor to find a way to rob the robber Cluzet.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler



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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   criminals stealing from other criminals    -   con-artist/white collar crime

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France    -   Switzerland The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   The Caribbean Forest?    -   Yes Air?    -   Yes Air:    -   passenger plane Misc setting    -   resort/hotel    -   theater    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very explicit references to deaths and torture Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing

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