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Touchez pas au Grisbi


Jeanne Moreau and Lino Ventura in the French movie Touchez pas au grisbi

Tompkins Square Park
E 10th St
New York, US 10009

July 1, 2022 | 8:30 pm

After pulling off their “retirement job,” 50 million in gold bars, aging criminals Max and Henri think they can give up the game. But when Henri’s girlfriend tells the drug dealer Angelo about the loot, violence erupts. Angelo kidnaps the old crook and asks Max for the “grisbi” as ransom… 

Directed by Jacques Becker, 1954, 1h34, France
With Jean Gabin, Jeanne Moreau, Lino Ventura 
Courtesy of Rialto Pictures

Based on the novel Touchez pas au grisbi ! by Albert Simonin (1953). 

Film in French with English subtitles
FREE and open to the public (no ticket needed)

From June 3 to September 9, Films on the Green is bringing French and Francophone cinema to the New York City area with our free screenings in nine different Manhattan and Brooklyn parks. Highlighting movies based on literature, with the theme From Page to Screen, this year’s lineup includes 12 features that you can enjoy even if you haven’t read the book!

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