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Max and the Junkmen (Sautet, 1971) and Perfect Friday (Hall, 1970)

Claude Sautet’s Max and the Junkmen is such a good, hard-boiled, existential crime film. Michel Piccoli and Romy Schneider are great as the eponymous detective Max and Lily, the prostitute whom he fools into aiding and abetting a crime. Sautet’s style … Continue reading

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Three by Joseph Losey

Eva, The Accident, and Secret Ceremony are a pretty good representation of Joseph Losey’s evolution in his middle period. I’ve always considered The Servant to be Losey’s masterpiece, but Accident may give it a run for its money. That said, … Continue reading

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