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

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