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A 1966 English language film directed by Vic Morrow.

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A 1966 English language film directed by Vic Morrow.
Morrow, adapted from a play written by Creator/JeanGenet.


* [[AllGirlsWantBadBoys Everyone Wants Bad Boys]]: Greeneyes is in for murder; Lefranc and Maurice are both in for lesser crimes. Neither one can stop talking about how awesome Greeneyes is.


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While incarcerated in a hellish French prison, petty thief Lefranc (LeonardNimoy) competes with his cellmate Maurice (Paul Mazursky) for the [[HoYay attentions]] of their third cellmate, the murderer Greeneyes (Michael Forest).

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While incarcerated in a hellish French prison, petty thief Lefranc (LeonardNimoy) (Creator/LeonardNimoy) competes with his cellmate Maurice (Paul Mazursky) for the [[HoYay attentions]] of their third cellmate, the murderer Greeneyes (Michael Forest).

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A 1966 English language film directed by Vic Morrow.

While incarcerated in a hellish French prison, petty thief Lefranc (LeonardNimoy) competes with his cellmate Maurice (Paul Mazursky) for the [[HoYay attentions]] of their third cellmate, the murderer Greeneyes (Michael Forest).

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* CharacterFilibuster: Greeneyes.
* [[spoiler: DownerEnding]]
* [[AllGirlsWantBadBoys Everyone Wants Bad Boys]]: Greeneyes is in for murder; Lefranc and Maurice are both in for lesser crimes. Neither one can stop talking about how awesome Greeneyes is.
* {{Flashback}}: To the robbery that landed Lefranc in prison.
* MurderTheHypotenuse: [[spoiler: Lefranc finally snaps and strangles Maurice.]]
* SelectiveObliviousness: Greeneyes assumes that when his cellmates ''look'' at him in a not-quite-heterosexual way, it's [[WhatAnIdiot because they're imagining what his girlfriend looks like]].
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