And Hope to Die

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And Hope to Die ★★½ 1972

Moody, muddled crime drama with a good cast about a fleeing Frenchman who joins a gang of hardened criminals in Canada. They go ahead with their plans to kidnap a retarded girl even though she is already dead. Standard caper film is enhanced by arty camera work and some unusual directorial touches. 95m/C VHS . FR Robert Ryan, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Aldo Ray, Tisa Farrow, Lea Massari; D: Rene Clement.