Le Samouraï

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His only friend was his gun!

In a career-defining performance, Alain Delon plays Jef Costello, a contract killer with samurai instincts. After carrying out a flawlessly planned hit, Jef finds himself caught between a persistent police investigator and a ruthless employer, and not even his armor of fedora and trench coat can protect him. An elegantly stylized masterpiece of cool by maverick director Jean‑Pierre Melville, Le samouraï is a razor-sharp cocktail of 1940s American gangster cinema and 1960s French pop culture—with a liberal dose of Japanese lone-warrior mythology.

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午后七点零七分, Samurai, Samuraj killer, Kiralik katil, El samurai, Bledolicni ubijalec, Le Samurai, Der eiskalte Engel, O dolofonos me to angeliko prosopo, The Godson, El silencio de un hombre, Samurajus, Le Samourai, The Samourai, 午後七點零七分, The killer, 사무라이, 한밤의 암살자, Frank Costello, faccia d'angelo, Самурај, Ajojahti

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