Once every month, Ellroy introduces a crime or other flick from his personal canon at the Alamo Drafthouse in Littleton, Colorado. Q & A always follows at the Alamo restaurant.
Tony Le Stéphanois (Jean Servais), back from prison after taking a rap for Jo le Suédois (Carl Möhner), is ready to settle a few scores and mastermind a brilliant jewel heist. A worldwide smash hit, RIFIFI earned director Jules Dassin the Best Director prize at Cannes and set the standard for screen robberies for decades to come.
DIRECTOR: Jules Dassin
SCREENWRITER: Adapted by Jules Dassin from the novel by August Le Breton