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Anthony Lane: Jean-Pierre Melville's “Un Flic,' at Film Forum.

April 15, 2013

By the time Jean-Pierre Melville made “Un Flic,' in 1972, his style had condensed and cooled, beyond the elliptical, into near-abstraction. False backdrops abound; modern façades stretch away into the mist; a model helicopter hovers over a model train. Heists were by now familiar . . . (Subscription required.)

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