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Pepe le Moko DVD

Julien Duvivier, 1937


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Directed by Julien Duvivier

Produced in 1937

Main Language - FRENCH with English subtitles

Countries & Regions - European Film, French Film


Jean Gabin, Mireille Ballin


Classic Film NoirEuropean FilmFrench FilmFilm Noir

MovieMail's Review

Despite the savaging he received in the 1950s from the young Turks at Cahiers du Cinéma, Julien Duvivier was one of the most accomplished and versatile French film-makers during the golden age of poetic realism.

His mastery of mood is readily evident in Pépé Le Moko, an engrossing study of criminous loyalty, impending doom and lost dreams that anticipates the darker dramas of the immediate pre-war period.

He also coaxed a superb performance out of Jean Gabin, who was rapidly becoming the personification of the nation's self-image as the continental crisis deepended. Indeed, his portrayal of the romantic anti-hero trapped in the Casbah by crime and circumstance earned him iconic status and helped ensure that this timeless masterpiece became the Gallic equivalent of Casablanca.

David Parkinson on 1st August 2004
Author of 245 reviews

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Film Description

This landmark thriller sees gangster Jean Gabin hiding out in Algiers. Atmospheric photography, moody performances and assured direction combine to make Pepe Le Moke a classic of both the noir and the poetic realist genres.

DVD Details

Certificate: PG

Publisher: Studio Canal

Length: 90 mins

Aspect ratio: 4:3

Format: DVD B&W

Region: 2

Released: 2nd August 2004

Cat No: OPTD0084

Subtitles: English

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