Jean-Pierre
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LE CERCLE ROUGE (1970)
The Red Circle PG
Director: Jean-Pierre MelvilleDuration: 140Language: French with English subtitles
Venue: Blue Room

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, against impossible odds, until a relentless inspector and their own pasts seal their fates. Jean-Pierre Melville's Le cercle rouge combines honorable antiheroes, coolly atmospheric cinematography, and breathtaking set pieces to create a masterpiece of crime cinema.

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