Trailer of TontonsFlingueurs 1963
VIDEO Ex-gangster Fernand (Lino Ventura) receives a call from a dying friend,
a mob boss nicknamed "The Mexican". The doomed mobster talks
Fernand into taking care of some criminal
business and looking after his soon-to-be-married daughter.
When a longtime mobster heavy,
Volfoni takes exception to Fernand for being an outsider,
they come after Fernand who is equal to the task Key Players - Main Characters:
Event 1963 2018 IMDB Rank: unknown
les Tontons flingueurs (English: Crooks in Clover, also known as Monsieur Gangster, literally Gun-toting Uncles)
is a 1963 French-Italian-German comedy crime movie, made in French, directed by Georges Lautner.
It is an adaptation of the Albert Simonin book Grisbi or not grisbi.The movie was not popular with critics
in its first release in 1963, but was loved by the public. Its reputation has grown over the years to cult status
and it is now a French television classic, with snatches of dialogue and names of characters
(like the whore Lulu la Nantaise) becoming part of popular culture. Its DVD version, released in 2002, sold 250,000 copies.
One of the most famous scenes is set in a kitchen where the gangsters try to make conversation while
drinking a vile and strong liquor. Screenwriter Michel Audiard considered it useless and it might never have survived, Les Tontons flingueurs. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. August 12, 2022
QUOTES of MONSIEUR GANGSTER:
Mais dis-donc, on est tout de mÃªme pas venu pour beurrer les sandwichs
Aujourd'hui, les diplomates prendraient plutÃ´t le pas sur les hommes d'action. L'Ã©poque serait aux tables rondes et Ã la dÃ©tente. Hein ? Qu'est-ce que t'en penses ?
Dis donc, elle est maquÃ©e Ã un jaloux ta niÃ¨ce? J'faisais un brin de causette, le genre rÃ©servÃ©, tu m'connais: mousse et pampre, voilÃ tout d'un coup qu'un petit cave est venu me chercher, les gros mots et tout!
C'est curieux chez les marins ce besoin de faire des phrases !