Watch Bob le flambeur
- 1 hr 42 min
Bob le flambeur is a 1956 French gangster film. Film critics consider it a classic of the genre. It represented the important transition from film noir to the French New Wave genre. Jean-Pierre Melville directed the movie. Melville introduced experimental film techniques such as the handheld camera and single jump cuts. The French actor Roger Duchesne stars as Bob. The plot centers around Bob who is a middle-aged gambler and ex-con. He lives in the Montmarte district of Paris. Bob falls onto economic hard time. He becomes involved in a sophisticated plot to rob the Deauville Casino. He also becomes involved with a young American woman named Anne.