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Justin de Marseille

Directed by Maurice Tourneur
France, 1935


A respected gangster, Justin, finds himself in a deadly feud with his rival, the unscrupulous Esposito. The latter plans to steal a cargo of opium bound for China and to have Justin killed.

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Justin de Marseille Directed by Maurice Tourneur

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  • El Biffo's rating of the film Justin de Marseille

    "It's worse than a movie!" Amazing shots abound in this top-notch, uniquely stylish French crime picture full of memorable Pagnol-esque Marseilles characters and snappy French gangster dialogue. Many fabulous scenes unnecessary to the plot because it's just that kinda movie. I'm gonna watch this at least two more times. Probably more. Gorgeous new restoration by L'Immagine Ritrovata (Bologna) and Digimage (Paris).

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