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1970, Rialto Pictures, 140 min, France/Italy, Dir: Jean-Pierre Melville

“When men, even unknowingly, are to meet one day, whatever may befall each, whatever the diverging paths, on the said day, they will inevitably come together in the red circle.” The three men brought together in this taut crime thriller are recent parolee Alain Delon, escaped prisoner Gian Maria Volonte and ex-cop Yves Montand, who together target a Paris jewelry shop (in a bravura heist sequence to rival RIFIFI’s) while on the run from both the police and a local gangster.

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