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Bob the Gambler
Bob le Flambeur

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Mario

Fans of the genre--film noir, kind of; French New Wave, almost--will find this film a comfy fit. Too comfy, perhaps: "Bob le Flambeur" coasts so lovingly on gangster archetypes that a lot of tension is dissipated. So much so that the ending of the film isn't quite as ironic as it wants to ...Read more

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Rose

So much of early PTA in this one.

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John

Favorite gambling film ever. Brilliant direction and mise en scene.

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Richard

Heard/read about this film (and Melville) for years. Thank you, Kanopy
staff. Thanks to your site (and the Cowichan branch of V.I.R.L.) I finally got an opportunity to view it.

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Francoise

An early lesser known good suspenseful Melville. He could not afford famous actors yet; still, it is well acted.