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Le samouraï

The samurai
(Book - 2005 - French)
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Jef Costello is a fedora and trench-coat wearing contract killer with samurai instincts. When Jef assassinates a nighclub owner, he finds himself confronted by a series of witnesses, who drop his perfect world into the hands of a persistent police investigator and Jef's shadowy employer, both of whom are determined to put an end to the career criminal.
Title: Le samouraï
The samurai
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Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2005
Edition: Widescreen version
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Notes: Special features: new video interviews with Jean-Pierre Melville historians Rui Nogueira and Ginette Vincendeau; collection of excerpts from archival interviews with Melville and actors Alain Delon, Cathy Rosier, Nathalie Delon and François Périer; theatrical trailer; a new essay by film scholar David Thomson and reprinted tribute by filmmaker John Woo
Originally released as a French motion picture in 1967
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Summary: Jef Costello is a fedora and trench-coat wearing contract killer with samurai instincts. When Jef assassinates a nighclub owner, he finds himself confronted by a series of witnesses, who drop his perfect world into the hands of a persistent police investigator and Jef's shadowy employer, both of whom are determined to put an end to the career criminal.
Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated
Alternate Title: Samurai
ISBN: 0780030184
Branch Call Number: 7.914 S19
Statement of Responsibility: CICC ; Fida Cinematografica ; Filmel ; Raymond Borderie et Eugène Lépicier présentent film de Jean-Pierre Melville
Credits: Director of photography, Henri Decaë ; editing, Monique Bennot and Yo Maurette ; music, François de Roubaix.
Performers: Alain Delon, François Périer, Nathalie Delon, Caty Rosier, Michel Boisrond.
System Details: DVD
Other Language: In French with optional English subtitles
Subject Headings: Murder Investigation Drama Assassins Drama
Genre/Form: Foreign films
Feature films
Topical Term: Murder
Assassins
Publisher No: SAM150 Criterion Collection
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Dec 19, 2013
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