Le Samourai [The Godson]

Jean-Pierre Melville (director, screenwriter)
Georges Pellegrin (screenwriter)
Alain Delon, Francois Perier, Nathalie Delon (starring)

N.p. Compagnia Industrielle et Commerciale Cinematographique, 1967. Vintage studio still photograph from the US release of the classic 1967 French film noir.

Alain Delon plays the silent hitman Jef Costello, who is spotted by the piano player after carrying out a job at a nightclub. His lover provides an alibis, keeping the police temporarily at bay, but eventually the entire plot begins to slowly unwind.

Shot on location in France.

8 x 10 inches. Holograph pencil notation to the verso, else Near Fine.

Criterion Collection 306. Buss, French Film Noir. Ebert I. Grant France. Spicer France.

[Book #140371]