Jules Dassin

Rififi

Rififi

After making such American noir classics as Brute Force and The Naked City, the blacklisted director Jules Dassin went to Paris and embarked on his masterpiece: a twisting, turning tale of four ex-cons who hatch one last glorious robbery in the City of Light. Rififi is the ultimate heist movie, a mélange of suspense, brutality, and dark humor that was an international hit, earned Dassin the best director prize at the Cannes Film Festival, and has proven wildly influential on the decades of heist thrillers that have come in its wake.

Film Info

  • Jules Dassin
  • France
  • 1955
  • 118 minutes
  • Black & White
  • 1.33:1
  • French
  • Spine #115

Special Features

  • New 2K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • Interview with director Jules Dassin from 2000
  • Set design drawings by art director Alexandre Trauner
  • Production stills
  • Trailer
  • Optional English-dubbed soundtrack
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by critic J. Hoberman

New cover by Tang Yau Hoong

Purchase Options

Special Features

  • New 2K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • Interview with director Jules Dassin from 2000
  • Set design drawings by art director Alexandre Trauner
  • Production stills
  • Trailer
  • Optional English-dubbed soundtrack
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by critic J. Hoberman

New cover by Tang Yau Hoong

Rififi
Cast
Jean Servais
Tony le Stéphanois
Carl Möhner
Jo le Suédois
Robert Manuel
Mario Ferrati
Janine Darcey
Louise
Pierre Grasset
Louis Grutter
Robert Hossein
Rémi Grutter
Marcel Lupovici
Pierre Grutter
Dominique Morin
Tonio
Magali Noël
Viviane
Marie Sabouret
Mado
Claude Sylvain
Ida Ferrati
Jules Dassin (as Perlo Vita)
César le Milanais
Credits
Director
Jules Dassin
Based on the novel by
Auguste Le Breton
Screenplay
Jules Dassin
With the participation of
René Wheeler
With the participation of
Auguste Le Breton
Dialogue
Auguste Le Breton
Music
Georges Auric
Art director
Alexandre Trauner
Cinematography
Philippe Agostini
Editing
Roger Dwyre
Producers
Henri Bérard
Producers
Pierre Cabaud
Producers
René Bézard

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