Articles tagged paul meurisse

11 Dec 2008 // 8:59 PM

Le Deuxième Souffle

Melville’s entertaining crime thriller favors quiet suspense over ostentatious action.

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Army of Shadows (1969)

A timeless and decidedly sober look at the desultory nature of everyday life during wartime.

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10 May 2006 // 3:00 AM

Army of Shadows (1969)

In Jean-Pierre Melville's 1969 film, shadows conceal men whose only moral principle and greatest crime is the desire for freedom.

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How It Slips Away: 'The Breaking Point' Crosses Hemingway With Noir

// Short Ends and Leader

"Whether we've seen or read the story before, we ache for these sympathetic, floundering people presented to us gravely and without cynicism, even when cynical themselves.

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