Rififi is a Jules Dassin movie, an American director who left the US to live in France. The film earned Dassin the award for Best Director at the 1955 Cannes Film Festival

The foursome band together to commit an almost impossible theft, the burglary of an exclusive jewelry shop on the Rue de Rivoli.

The centerpiece of the film is an intricate half-hour heist scene depicting the crime in detail, shot in near silence, without dialogue or music. The fictional burglary has been mimicked by criminals in actual crimes around the world.

The film stars Jean Servais as the aging gangster Tony “le Stéphanois”, Carl Möhner as Jo “le Suédois”, Robert Manuel as Mario Farrati, and Jules Dassin as César “le Milanais”.

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