In 1971, Jean-Pierre Melville released three masterpieces: The Samurai (1967), The Army of Shadows (1969) and The Red Circle (1970). The latter even earned it its greatest public success with more than 4.3 million tickets sold. When turning to a new project, the director contacted Alain Delon again, with whom he wanted to collaborate for a third time after Le Samouraï and Le cercle rouge. Once again, the filmmaker wants to explore the world of thrillers by telling the story of a police commissioner discovering that his best friend is involved in the heist of a bank. From this minimalist canvas, Melville digs his favorite path of the impassive and lonely hero, immersed in a murky universe. Even more than in his previous films, he pushes the stylization of his staging to the point of abstraction, the tone given from the opening sequence with this silent heist in a bank by the sea. elsewhere, it was not shot in a bank but in a café in Saint-Jean-de-Monts (Vendée), made up for the occasion.
Filming began in December 1971. In the grip of manic-depressive tendencies, Jean-Pierre Melville had a wooden cabin built on the set, from which he only deigned to descend to direct his actors or adjust the lighting. In the role of Cathy, the mistress of the commissioner’s best friend, Melville hires Catherine Deneuve, whom he has never directed before and whom he sees as the archetype (…)
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