Le Samourai

   21 August 2009, early morning

I watched Le Samourai last night at Cinematheque. The film is about a perfectionist hit man, hired to kill a nightclub owner. The entire movie takes place over a weekend. It’s slow and methodical, and very light on dialogue. Each scene is very neatly paced and filmed. John Woo has said the film was an important influence for his film The Killers. I was reminded of some Johnny To films. The film features a killer score. Also, Nathalie Delon is really hot. This film is definitely worth watching.

You can by the film from Criterion.

 

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