Any Number Can Win

"Extraordinary"

Any Number Can Win Review


Henri Verneuil must have really loved Kubrick's The Killing, and this contemporary caper apes it amicably while adding its own unique (and French) spin. Alain Delon and Jean Gabin join forces to rob a Cannes casino, but after 80 minutes of meticulous planning and clockwork execution, the little issue of how to abscond with the loot rears its head. Great dialogue and a taut, deftly-plotted story make this a classic that, oddly, few seem to have seen.

Aka Mélodie en sous-sol.



Any Number Can Win

Facts and Figures

Run time: 118 mins

In Theaters: Tuesday 19th March 1963

Production compaines: Cité Films, Compagnia Cinematografica Mondiale (CCM), Compagnie Internationale de Productions Cinématographiques (CIPRA)

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 4.5 / 5

IMDB: 7.4 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Henri Verneuil

Starring: as Charles, as Francis Verlot, as Louis, as le barman, Henri Virlojeux as Mario, as Ginette, Dora Doll as Comtesse Doublianoff

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