Touchez pas au grisbi [videorecording] = Hands off the loot / Antares Produzione Cinematografica ; Del Duca Films ; a joint venture between Janus Films and Home Vision Cinema, a film by Jacques Becker ; produced by Robert Dorfmann ; writers, Jacques Becker, Maurice Griffe, Albert Simonin ; directed by Jacques Becker
- Additional Titles:
- Hands off the loot
- Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection, 
Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment.
- Physical Description:
- 1 videodisc (approximately 96 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Creators:
- Becker, Jacques, 1906-1960
Gabin, Jean, 1904-1976
Moreau, Jeanne, 1928-
Doll, Dora, 1922-
Basset, Gaby, 1902-2001
Simonin, Albert, 1905-1980
Home Vision (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Image Entertainment (Firm)
- The Criterion collection ; 271
The classic collection
- Language Note:
- French dialogue, English subtitles.
- Having pulled off the heist of a lifetime, Max looks forward to spending his remaining days relaxing with his beautiful young girlfriend. But when Riton, Max's hapless partner and best friend, lets word of the loot slip to loose-lipped, two-timing Josy, Max is reluctantly drawn back into the underworld. Riton gets kidnapped by a mob boss in the hopes that there will be an exchange for the money, but nothing turns out as anyone has it planned.
- Audience Notes:
- MPAA rating: Not rated.
- Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
Based on the novel by Albert Simonin.
Special feature: new, restored high-definition digital transfer; video interviews with actors Lino Ventura and Daniel Cauchy and composer Jean Wiener ; original theatrical trailer; new essays by critics Geoffrey O'Brien and Philip Kemp.
- Creation/Production Credits Note:
- Director of photography, Pierre Montazel ; editor, Marguerite Renoir ; music composer, Jean Wiener ; production designer, Jean d'Eaubonne.
- Participant/Performer Note:
- Jean Gabin, René Dary, Jeanne Moreau, Dora Doll, Gaby Basset, Denise Clair, Michel Jourdan, Daniel Cauchy, Jean Riveyre.
- Technical Details:
- DVD, region 1, NTSC, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 1.0 mono.
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