Les Caïds (1972)

Genres - Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - France   |   MPAA Rating - R
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Synopsis by Clarke Fountain

This French crime drama tells the story of an ill-fated quartet of burglars and hoodlums. Two older burglars, near retirement, dream of making one last big heist. One of them has a daughter, whom he has tried to keep away from his business. Still, when she falls in love with a young thug, her father feels he must help the young man. He shows him the ropes as best he can, and brings him along on a bank job. One of the older men is killed, and the boy is captured. The girl helps him escape from jail, with unfortunate results.




bank-robbery, daughter, ill-fated, retirement, escape, prison