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Her feelings deepen in some inexplicable way.
Casque D'Or may take a little while to get into, with the first half hour being largely milieu and set-up, but once the plot kicks in it's compelling.
Casque d'Or does not show these stipulations as the story dwells on the nitty-gritty of a love affair amidst criminal elements in Paris.
This is a good, serious film, and though there is translation available, you may enjoy it better if you understand French. I'm very happy I was able to find the original version.Published 23 months ago by Rebel Ed
Crime doesn't pay in the 2000s and it didn't pay in the Belle Epoque. Except in the film under review, Casque D'Or, that crime business gets short shrift to the star-crossed love... Read morePublished on June 3, 2012 by Alfred Johnson
Wonderfully filmed and acted story of tragic love amidst the French
underworld at the turn of the 20th century. Read more
Good typical quiet european noir from this period of film making. Subdued male lead is interestingly different than American loud-driven lead characters. Read morePublished on November 7, 2011 by Jack Bert
Not being a Becker fan *at all* I guess I can be objective. This film
is enjoyable like if it weren't a classic. Once begun, you'll want to
watch it till the end. Read more
Jacques Becker's classic romance, cleaned up by Criterion in this splendid new transfer, is essential viewing for anyone interested in French cinema. Read morePublished on September 11, 2007 by Randy Buck
Having just finished watching two of Jacques Becker's gangster films of the 1950s, "Casque d'Or" ("Golden Hair") and "Touchez pas au grisbi" ("Hands off the loot"), I fear that... Read morePublished on April 8, 2005 by Dadya Vanya