The Samurai

by Jean-Pierre Melville 1h35min France 1967
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The Samurai
by Jean-Pierre Melville

After professional hitman Jef Costello is seen by witnesses his efforts to provide himself an alibi drive him further into a corner.

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[ MP4 HD - Stéréo 2.0 ]


  • Alain Delon : Jef Costello
  • François Périer : Le commissaire
  • Nathalie Delon : Jane Lagrange
  • And with: Cathy Rosier, Jean-Pierre Posier, Michel Boisrond, Jack Léonard, Georges Casati, Jacques Leroy, Robert Favard


  • Director Jean-Pierre Melville
  • Scenario Jean-Pierre Melville, Georges Pellegrin
  • Original work author Joan McLeod
  • Photo director Henri Decaë
  • Set Design François de Lamothe
  • Sound René Longuet
  • Editing Monique Bonnot, Yolande Maurette
  • Original music François de Roubaix
  • Producer Raymond Borderie
  • Production Compagny Fida Cinematografica, Compagnie Industrielle et Commerciale Cinématographique (CICC), Filmel, TC Productions
  • Distributor Pathé

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,85:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1967
  • Release date for France10/25/1967
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageFrench
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