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Pickpocket (1959)

6 05/20/1963 (US) CrimeDrama 1h 15m

Overview

Michel takes up pickpocketing on a lark and is arrested soon after. His mother dies shortly after his release, and despite the objections of his only friend, Jacques, and his mother's neighbor Jeanne, Michel teams up with a couple of petty thieves in order to improve his craft. With a police inspector keeping an eye on him, Michel also tries to get a straight job, but the temptation to steal is hard to resist.

  1. Robert Bresson

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Martin LaSalle

    Martin LaSalle

    Michel

  2. Marika Green

    Marika Green

    Jeanne

  3. Jean Pélégri

    L'inspecteur principal

  4. Dolly Scal

    La mère

  5. Pierre Leymarie

    Jacques

  6. Pierre Étaix

    Pierre Étaix

    Accomplice 2

  7. Kassagi

    1er complice

  8. César Gattegno

    Un inspecteur

Full Cast & Crew

Pickpocket
Pickpocket

Status Released

Original Language French

Budget -

Revenue -

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