Wed 25 - Sun 29 May

Mélodie en sous-sol

Cert. tbc

Classics, Festivals & Series

#ExploreFrance – Côte d’Azur

Any Number Can Win

118 mins

In French & English with EN subs

FRA/ITA | 1963 | dir. Henri Verneuil with Jean Gabin, Alain Delon, Claude Cerval | In France with En subtitles

Henri Verneuil’s Mélodie en sous-sol is an extremely stylised black and white gangster film in which Charles (Jean Gabin) plans a ‘last’ heist at the Palm Beach Casino in Cannes with the unreliable ex-con Francis (a young Alain Delon). Set in a Cannes of luxury cars, hotels, casinos, and swimming pools by the sea and topped by a legendary last 20 minutes, Mélodie is considered as one of the best thrillers and certainly among the most stylish movies of the early 1960s.

The film is screened in a 35mm print

Sun 29 May 2.15pm
Tue 31 May 6pm

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Wed 25 May
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