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Up Next in The Complete Jean-Pierre Melville

  • Army of Shadows

    Directed by Jean-Pierre Melville • 1969 • France
    Starring Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Simone Signoret

    This masterpiece by Jean-Pierre Melville about the French Resistance went unreleased in the United States for thirty-seven years, until its triumphant theatrical debut in 2006. Atmospheric a...

  • Le cercle rouge

    Directed by Jean-Pierre Melville • 1970 • France
    Starring Alain Delon, Yves Montand, Gian Maria Volonté

    Alain Delon plays a master thief, fresh out of prison, who crosses paths with a notorious escapee (Gian Maria Volonté) and an alcoholic ex-cop (Yves Montand). The unlikely trio plot a heist, a...

  • Un flic

    Directed by Jean-Pierre Melville • 1972 • France
    Starring Alain Delon, Richard Crenna, Catherine Deneuve

    Jean-Pierre Melville’s final film finds the legendary director paring his minimalist-cool style down to its essence as an impassive police detective (Alain Delon) and a daring bank robber (Ri...