This movie provides examples of :
- Character Filibuster: Greeneyes.
- Flashback: To the robbery that landed Lefranc in prison.
- Murder the Hypotenuse: Lefranc finally snaps and strangles Maurice.
- Selective Obliviousness: Greeneyes assumes that when his cellmates look at him in a not-quite-heterosexual way, it's because they're imagining what his girlfriend looks like.