Le Samourai (Criterion Collection) (1967)
The moody and atmospheric French thriller from director Jean-Pierre Melville counts Quentin Tarantino and John Woo among its admirers. Alain Delon stars as Jef, a cool and detached hit man who works by his own version of the samurai Bushido, or code of honor, and is pursued by both the police and his own mob employer. With Francois Perier, Nathalie Delon. AKA: "The Godson." 95 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: French mono; Subtitles: English; interviews; theatrical trailer; more. In French with English subtitles.