Director: Jules Dassin Run Time: 118 min. Release Year: 1955 Language: French
Starring: Carl Möhner, Janine Darcey, Jean Servais, Pierre Grasset, Robert Manuel
Tony Le Stéphanois (Jean Servais), back from prison after taking a rap for Jo le Suédois (Carl Möhner), is ready to settle a few scores and mastermind a brilliant jewel heist. A worldwide smash hit, Rififi earned director Jules Dassin the Best Director prize at Cannes and set the standard for screen robberies for decades to come.