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Le deuxième souffle

With his customary restraint and ruthless attention to detail, director Jean-Pierre Melville follows the parallel tracks of French underworld criminal Gu (Lino Ventura), escaped from prison and roped into one last robbery, and the suave inspector, Blot (Paul Meurisse), relentlessly seeking him.

Jean-Pierre Melville France, 1966
DVD

Le samouraï

In a career-defining performance, Alain Delon plays a contract killer with samurai instincts. A razor-sharp cocktail of 1940s American gangster cinema and 1960s French pop culture, maverick director Jean-Pierre Melville's masterpiece _Le Samouraï_ defines cool.

Jean-Pierre Melville France, 1967
DVD

Le silence de la mer

Jean-Pierre Melville began his superb feature filmmaking career with this powerful adaptation of an influential underground novel written during the Nazi occupation of France.

Jean-Pierre Melville France, 1949
Blu-ray, DVD