Deux Hommes Dans La Ville (1973)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama, Police Drama, Post-Noir (Modern Noir)  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - France, Italy  |  
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In this French psychological drama, a bank robber is finally released after serving 10 years. His being paroled is due to the influence of his old friend, a social worker. The ex-convict returns to his wife and begins living an honest life. Unfortunately, his old crook friends begin trying to lure him back to crime. Following a prison riot, the social worker ends up living in the same town as the ex-con. They become close friends until the ex-con's wife is killed during an accident. He finds a new wife, but their happiness is marred by the cop who keeps harassing him.

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ex-convict, friendship, parole, police-officer, social-worker, going-straight