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The Big Risk (Classe tous risques) Reviews

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Michael Joshua Rowin
Stop Smiling

What we're left with 45 years after Classe's awkwardly timed entrance into French film history are some superbly assured performances and well-drawn characters.

Full Review Source: Stop Smiling

March 2, 2014
Sarah Cronin
Electric Sheep

Classe tous risques is a taut, original gangster film told with simplicity and a compelling directness, with bare-bones exposition and a neorealist touch.

Full Review Source: Electric Sheep

September 19, 2013
Allan Hunter
Daily Express

A tense tale of dishonour among thieves this is as hard-boiled and flinty as anything Hollywood was making at the time.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 4/5

September 12, 2013
David Gritten
Daily Telegraph

Never wastes a minute of your time, right up to its abrupt ending: this is condensed, intense story-telling that never once loosens its grip.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph

September 12, 2013
Peter Bradshaw

This Franco-Italian production feels like a classic - with all the traditional punchings, slappings, shootings and coshings - and yet it's utterly unformulaic.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 5/5

September 12, 2013
David Jenkins
Little White Lies

A splendid showcase for the great Lino Ventura.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 4/5

September 12, 2013
Trevor Johnston
Time Out
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Sautet's characteristic restraint lacks the killer snap of Melville at his best, and the impetus rather flags as events proceed.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

September 10, 2013
Philip Kemp
Total Film

A sombre, downbeat gem in the hard-bitten tradition of Rififi, it stars Lino Ventura as the big-time gangster fallen on hard times, whose former friends don't want to know

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 4/5

September 9, 2013
Fernando F. Croce

Sautet's shrugging ambiguity, already piquant, already piercing

Full Review Source: CinePassion

September 5, 2009
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It ranks among the best of the French New Wave noir films.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: A

June 26, 2008
Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Doesn't quite rate lost-classic status, but it's done with a great deal of dexterity, intelligence and an appealing end-of-'50s cool.

Full Review Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Original Score: B

July 13, 2006
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Romantic codes of honor collide with the unforgiving doom of the gangster thriller with a fascinating ambiguity... in Claude Sautet's lean, tough 1960 crime classic...

Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Original Score: B+

May 11, 2006
David Elliott
San Diego Union-Tribune

French directors like Melville and Chabrol did more with the basically American forms and inspirations, but Sautet (a fairly major talent) had crack nerves and an alert, humane eye.

Full Review Source: San Diego Union-Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

May 5, 2006
John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
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The rerelease of Classe Tous Risques makes you wonder how many other movies this good got scuttled by the French new wave.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 3/4

March 24, 2006
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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Even though the film isn't considered a rule-breaking classic, its straight face holds up quite nicely, thank you.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

March 18, 2006
Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat

...another eminently watchable example of the French noir trend of the period.

February 27, 2006
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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To come across Classe Tous Risques is like discovering a bottle of marvelous French wine you didn't remember you had, opening it and finding it every bit as delicious as its reputation promised.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 5/5

January 6, 2006
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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A crisp, smart, cynical film about dishonor among thieves.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

January 5, 2006
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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A doozy of a French gangster pic that, in its beautifully refurbished and pithily resubtitled re-release, turns out to be one of the highlights of the 2005 movie year.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A

November 30, 2005
Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
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[T]he young Belmondo alone is worth the price of admission to Classe Tous Risques ...

November 23, 2005
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