Le Samouraï - A World Without Humanity

Jack analyzes Jean-Pierre Melville’s gangster film, Le Samouraï, discussing Melville’s inspiration for the film and some of the films it went on to influence, the central theme of moral corruption, and the minimal style that allows us to focus all our attention on the main character, Jef Costello.

 


Criterion Collection


Influences


Philosophy


Gangster & Mob