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Glasgow – Film Theatre

November 26, 2023 @ 16:10

After hiding out in Milan for nearly a decade, fugitive gangland chief Abel Davos (Lino Ventura) sneaks back to Paris with his children despite a death sentence hanging over his head.

Accompanied by appointed guardian Eric Stark (Jean-Paul Belmondo, fresh off his star turn in Breathless) and beset by backstabbing former friends, Abel begins a journey through the postwar Parisian underworld that’s both throat grabbing and soul searching. What can Abel, a wanted man with two small children and only Stark as a friend, do? “Never give ground,” he tells Eric, but how long can he hold to his code?

"Towering performance from Lino Ventura... a hard-boiled gem." - Eye for Film
Director: Claude Sautet | 1960 | 110 mins | France / Italy
Cast: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Lino Ventura, Marcel Dalio
Screened with English subtitles
Classification: 12
The Big Risk


November 26, 2023


Glasgow – Film Theatre
12 Rose Street
Glasgow,G3 6RBUnited Kingdom
0141 332 6535
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