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Renton47's rating of the film Bob le flambeur

Contrary to the precision we associate with Melville, Bob is awash with the chance elements of gambling. Not card counting or heist planning but gambling, letting the cards (and rogue people) dictate destiny. As such this is a treat of variables and missed opportunities, a low-stakes character study treated to Melville's particular blend of world-weary fatalism. 3.5