Ritz Cinemas COVID-19 Updates →

Ritz Cinemas

Book Tickets

Select day

Previous Next

Book a session

The Story

Introduced by Margot Nash
Screenwriter, Director and Script Editor. She is currently an Honorary Associate Teaching & Research in the School of Communications at the University of Technology Sydney.

Melville’s last film is an ideal - if bracingly pessimistic - final testament. Opening with one of the greatest sequences of the director’s career, a brilliantly atmospheric and typically elemental seaside heist, it provides a distillation of Melville’s career and his characteristically obsessive preoccupations. A melancholic and metallic blue sheen imbues the film and its characters with a death-like pallor fully appropriate to this fatalistic tale. It focuses on the relentless pursuit of criminals and the close bond between the almost somnambulistic detective (Alain Delon) and the chief suspect (Richard Crenna). With Catherine Deneuve.

Synopsis by Adrian Danks.






Alain Delon, Richard Crenna, Catherine Deneuve, Simone Valère


Jean-Pierre Melville

Can't decide? What about...

Le Cercle Rouge (1970)

Release Date: 04 Oct 2020

Add Reminder
Le Doulos (1963)

Release Date: 18 Oct 2020

Add Reminder
Bob Le Flambeur (1956)

Release Date: 11 Oct 2020

Add Reminder
Army of Shadows (1969)

Release Date: 01 Nov 2020

Add Reminder
Wild at Heart (1990)

Release Date: 29 Oct 2020

Add Reminder
The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Release Date: 25 Oct 2020

Add Reminder
Die Another Day (2002)

Release Date: 25 Oct 2020

Add Reminder
Blue Velvet (1986)

Release Date: 22 Oct 2020

Add Reminder
Previous Next