The Good Thief

2003, Movie, R, 109 mins


DVD Tuesday: A Casino, A Heist and Paris by Night: Bob le Flambeur

Bob le Flambeur courtesy Criterion

Bob Le Flambeur A cool stylish and oh-so-French heist thrillerSend your movie questions to FlickChickSee Maitland McDonagh and Ken Fox review this weeks new flicks in Movie TalkWith Oceans Thirteen opening this Friday I found myself thinking about some of my favorite heist and caper movies et voil224 Bob le Flambeur was one of the first to spring to mind Its this weeks DVD Tuesday pickThe plot is a variation on classic caper themes 50-year-old Bob Montagne Roger Duchesne is a reformed bank robber turned compulsive gambler a flambeur currently down on his luck and sensible enough to know hes getting too old to be living hand to hand But he still has his formidable reputation his silver-fox good looks and his admirers including young Paulo whod love to be just like Bob when he grows up but just doesnt have the right stuff Bob is so effortlessly cool that when he needs a lift home after a night of high-stakes cards the cops give him a lift And he maint read more

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