A Cop (Un Flic) Reviews

April 2, 2020
The film seems to come apart... Still, there remains that stunning first sequence, and enough richness of style and theme to make Un Flic a characteristic if not the quintessential [Jean-Pierre] Melville film.
June 29, 2013
Jean-Pierre Melville's last film, Un Flic / A Cop (1972), is a late noir classic...
June 27, 2013
Though not among Melville's classics, "Un Flic" is a pleasure to experience.
April 18, 2013
There's a distinct vein of misanthropic defeat coursing in this film that's encoded into empty gestures and portrayals of people who appear to only be going through the motions.
April 16, 2013
Delon and Crenna paint an idealized portrait of masculine camaraderie, one that's exposed at the end of Melville's bracing last testament as a soul-shattering illusion.
April 16, 2013
A fitting final act for noir master Jean-Pierre Melville ...
August 1, 2007
A murky disappointment.
January 26, 2006
A bitter meditation on disenchantment and defeat, as glacial and hermetic as Deneuve's face.
May 9, 2005
Mr. Melville's obsession with technical information is sometimes taken to lengths that border on the crazy.