Le Doulos ★★★ Doulos—The Finger Man 1961
Compelling story of an ex-convict and his buddy, a man who may be a police informant. Chronicles the efforts of the snitch (the “doulos” of the title) to bring the criminal element before the law. Melville blends in several plot twists and breathes a new-French life into the cliche-ridden genre. 108m/B VHS . FR Serge Reggiani, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Michel Piccoli; D: Jean-Pierre Melville.