Du Rififi Chez Les Femmes (1959)

Genres - Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Caper, Crime Thriller  |   Run Time - 97 min.  |   Countries - France, Italy  |  
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In this crime drama, a criminal mastermind and his gang plan to rob the Bank of Belgium during the Brussels Exposition as the roof of the bank is being repaired. Included in his gang are a woman, haunted by wartime memories, who loves money, her assistant, and a man pretending to be a construction worker who will help them get in. The woman owns a floating nightclub, and when she refuses to sell it to a gangster named "The Bug" real trouble ensues for the would-be crooks.

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bank, business, club [organization], construction, deportation, drugs, drug-smuggler, gangster, group, help, informer, kidnapping, loot, memory, mistress, nightclub, operator, owner, robbery, scheme, selling, smuggling, truce, waterfront, worker