• The Crook (1970)

The Crook

Release Date: 1970

DVD Release Date: April 5th, 2005

G |2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary

When Simon (Jean-Louis Trintignant) is released from prison, he emerges with a bold kidnapping scheme. He enlists the help of an old cohort and his former lover, Martine (Christine Lelouch), to kidnap a young boy. The child's father is an employee at a bank, and the three criminals blackmail the financial institution, demanding $1 million in ransom. Out of fear, the bank pays the sum, but the kidnappers may have bitten off more than they can chew.

Cast: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Danièle Delorme, Charles Denner, Christine Lelouch

Director: Claude Lelouch

Genres: Thriller , Crime drama

Keywords: France , Prison , Fall , Father , 1970s , Pursuit , Cool , Engaging , Rivalry , Witty , Sacrifice