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Borsalino (1970)

During the 1930s, in Marseilles, France, two small time crooks work for local crime bosses until they decide to go into business for themselves.

Director:

Jacques Deray
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Paul Belmondo ... François Capella
Alain Delon ... Roch Siffredi
Catherine Rouvel Catherine Rouvel ... Lola
Françoise Christophe ... Simone Escarguel
Corinne Marchand ... Mme Rinaldi
Laura Adani Laura Adani ... Mme Siffredi, la mère de Roch
Nicole Calfan ... Ginette
Hélène Rémy ... Lydia
Odette Piquet Odette Piquet ... La chanteuse
Mario David ... Mario
Lionel Vitrant Lionel Vitrant ... Fernand
Dennis Berry Dennis Berry ... Nono
Jean Aron Jean Aron ... Martial Roger, le comptable
André Bollet André Bollet ... Poli
Pierre Koulak Pierre Koulak ... Spada
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Storyline

In 1930 Marseilles two small-time crooks join forces when they meet brawling over a woman. Starting with fixed horse races and fights, they start to find themselves doing jobs for the local gangster bosses. When they decide to go into the business for themselves, their easy-going approach to crime starts to change. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some strong gangster violence | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French | Italian | German

Release Date:

13 August 1970 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Borsalino See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$1,090,000
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Belmondo and Delon had met for the first time, as supporting players in the 1958 film Sois Belle et Tais-Toi, but did not work together in starring roles until this film in 1970. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Last Cigarette (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Les Années Folles
Written and Performed by Claude Bolling
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Great Old-days movie
17 May 2004 | by chokeemarboSee all my reviews

At that time,Jean-Paul Belmondo and Alain Delon who had been top of status as an actor in France. They seemed to enjoy performing light touch gang star movie. Jean Paul and Alain argued who's name should be up or down. I thought it doesn't matter for them. About 28 later they co-worked with "Half A Chance(1998)",they fight fighting over the same woman and became partner...it reminded me of this movie. Also fashion coordinate and soundtrack were great.


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