Film noir classique français samedi 15 février au SIFF

Noir City, 2020 edition,  will feature an array of classic films from around the globe presented by TCM host and Czar of Noir Eddie Muller.

Something that makes this year extra special is that we have an entire day of films that hail from France on Saturday, February 15 at SIFF Cinema Egyptian 

12:30 PM – Panic | Panique

A social outcast is framed for the murder of a woman in a rural French village. The finest film in the storied career of director Julien Duvivier. (d.Julien Duvivier c: Michel Simon, Viviane Romance, and Max Dalban, France, 1947, 99 min) French with English subtitles.

3:00 PM – Razzia | Razzia sur la chnouf

French legend Jean Gabin plays a gangster trying to manage the influx of drugs into the Parisian underworld. A lurid, yet oddly dignified film. (d. Henri Decoin c: Jean Gabin, Marcel Dalio, and Lino Ventura, France, 1955, 105 min) French with English subtitles.

6:00 PM – Finger Man | Le doulos

Jean-Paul Belmondo is a shady character insinuating himself in the lives of career criminals—but is he a rat? A Melville crime masterpiece. (d: Jean-Pierre Melville c: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Serge Reggiani, and Jean Desailly, France, 1962, 108 min) French with English subtitles.

8:30 PM – Any Number Can Win | Mélodie en sous-sol (35mm)

Aging mastermind Jean Gabin plots his greatest caper—but can he trust his super-sexy young cohort (Alain Delon)? An underrated heist classic! (d: Henri Verneuil c: Jean Gabin, Alain Delon, and Claude Cerval, France, 1963, 118 min) French with English subtitles.

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