Le Samouraï

Le Samouraï (1967)

His only friend was his gun!

  • Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
  • Release Date: 1967-10-25
  • User Rating: 7.8/10 from 948 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 45min
  • Language: Français
  • Production Company: Compagnie Industrielle et Commerciale Cinématographique (CICC)
  • Production Country: France, Italy
  • Director: Jean-Pierre Melville
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After carrying out a flawlessly planned hit, Jef Costello, a contract killer with samurai instincts, finds himself caught between a persistent police investigator and a ruthless employer, and not even his armor of fedora and trench coat can protect him.

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  • Alain Delon

    as Jef Costello
  • François Périer

    as Superintendant
  • Nathalie Delon

    as Jane Lagrange
  • Cathy Rosier

    as Valérie
  • Michel Boisrond

    as Wiener
  • Catherine Jourdan

    as Locker Room Girl
  • Jean-Pierre Posier

    as Olivier Rey
  • Robert Favart

    as Bartender
  • Jacques Leroy

    as Walkway Man
  • Roger Fradet

    as Inspector #1
  • Carlo Nell

    as Inspector #2
  • Robert Rondo

    as Inspector #3
  • André Salgues

    as Garage Owner
  • André Thorent

    as Policeman / Taxi Driver
  • Jacques Deschamps

    as Policeman Speaker
  • Georges Casati

    as Damolini
  • Jacques Léonard

    as Garcia
  • Pierre Vaudier

    as Policeman of the night visit #1
  • Maurice Magalon

    as Policeman of the night visit #2
  • Gaston Meunier

    as Hotel Manager
  • Jean Gold

    as Night-Club customer #1
  • Georges Billy

    as Night-Club customer #2
  • Ari Aricardi

    as Poker Player
  • Guy Bonnafoux

    as Poker Player
  • Humberto Catalano

    as Inspector
  • Carl Lechner

    as Jef Lookalike
  • Maria Maneva

    as Girl with chewing-gum
Camera Henri Decaë Director of Photography
Production Raymond Borderie Producer
Writing Jean-Pierre Melville Screenplay
Directing Jean-Pierre Melville Director
Sound René Longuet Sound Engineer
Art François de Lamothe Production Design
Art François de Lamothe Set Decoration
Sound François de Roubaix Original Music Composer
Writing Georges Pellegrin Screenplay
Directing Georges Pellegrin Assistant Director
Production Eugène Lépicier Producer
Editing Monique Bonnot Editor
Editing Yolande Maurette Editor
Production Georges Casati Production Manager
Sound Robert Pouret Sound Editor
Sound Alex Pront Sound Director