La Rumba (1987)

Genres - Comedy, Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Post-Noir (Modern Noir), Period Film, Police Detective Film, Gangster Film  |   Run Time - 92 min.  |   Countries - France  |  
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The carefree life at a decadent cabaret in Paris is overshadowed by the darkening cloud of war in this thrilling drama. Beppo (Roger Hanin) is a club owner with ties to the mob who wages a secret war against the evil forces of fascism who control the local police. Vivian Reed gives a memorable performance as Josephine Baker, while gangsters, Nazis and other thugs wage a nocturnal battle for control of the city of lights.

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Fascism, gangster, good-vs-evil, war