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Two Men in Town Movie Review Summary

Actors: Alain Delon, Jean Gabin, Mimsy Farmer, Michel Bouquet, Gérard Depardieu, Victor Lanoux, Bernard Giraudeau

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TWO MEN IN TOWN (Deux hommes dans la ville) is a movie written and directed by José Giovanni in 1973.

Gino Strabliggi, a former bank robber, has just been freed after eleven years in prison. Jean Gabin, a social worker, helps him in his efforts to be rehabilitated. Strabliggi finds a job as a printer and manages to resist the temptations of his past.

Unfortunately, Strabliggi's wife dies in a car accident and Michel Bouquet, the police lieutenant who arrested him eleven years before, is back in town. Bouquet will harass and provoke Strabliggi so much that the young man will finally kill the policeman during a fit of anger.

The last part of the film which describes Strabliggi's trial is a merciless indictment of the death penalty still current in France during the early seventies.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Polit/Social/Race/Gender activism    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   death penalty!

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   blue collar Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Italian

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

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

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