Le Gang

Film, Thrillers

Time Out says

Old-fashioned, simple-minded stuff, with a bewigged Delon leading the notorious but effortlessly elusive 'front-wheel-drive gang' in a not too serious succession of hold-ups in postwar France. Deray periodically clobbers the audience with second-hand chunks of morality, but for the most part is content to move the action along with a minimum of violence and the occasional pastoral interlude evocative of a simpler age when crooks - however psychopathic - all had hearts of gold and faithful molls. The gendarmes, we are told, are busy purging their ranks of collaborators; it falls, therefore, to a jeweller's comely wife to despatch our hero (his demise coming as no surprise, since the movie is one long flashback).


Release details

103 mins

Cast and crew

Jacques Deray
Alphonse Boudard, Jean-Claude Carrière
Alain Delon
Maurice Barrier
Roland Bertin
Adalberto Maria Merli
Xavier Depraz
Raymond Bussières
Nicole Calfan
Laura Betti
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