France: Mondex Films, 1960. Vintage borderless single weight still photograph from the 1960 French-Italian film. Charming Belmondo and stoic Milo in a candid moment. Cropping annotations on the verso in holograph pencil.
One of the great French noirs from the classic period, based on Giovanni's 1958 novel, about his experience in prison and the gangsters he met there. Fugitive gang leader Abel Davos (Ventura) sneaks back to Paris with his children despite a death sentence hanging over his head. He tries to evade hitman Eric Stark (Belmondo), while navigating the new underground of crime in France.
Set in Italy and France, shot there on location.
5 x 7 inches, Very Good Plus.
BFI 1185. Criterion Collection 434.
Lee US. Grant US. Selby Masterwork US. Spicer US.