Bob le Flambeur Bob le Flambeur

In Paris, Bob Montagne is practically synonymous with gambling -- and winning. He is kind, classy and well-liked by virtually everyone in town, including police inspector Ledru. However, when Bob's luck turns sour, he begins to lose friends and makes the most desperate gamble of his life: to rob the Deauville casino during Grand Prix weekend, when the vaults are full. Unfortunately, Bob soon learns that the game is rigged and the cops are on to him.

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The New York Times Book of Movies: The Essential 1,000 Films to See

Sean May

Sean May 1,000 films

This list comes from the New York Times Book of Movies: The Essential 1,000 Films To See (2019)

If you…

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  • Black Swan
  • Perfect Blue
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If you like (American film) watch (foreign film)

Suggestions welcome, especially any African film recs!