Cinema: Mild Tale

A MAN, A WOMAN AND A BANK Directed by Noel Black Screenplay by Raynold Gideon, Bruce A. Evans and Stuart Margolin

The movie convention that all intricate schemes to abscond with large sums of cash must be perpetrated by terribly nice and attractive people and against chilly, faceless institutions is an understandable one. After all, if we are to enjoy these tales we must, for the length of the film, set aside conventional morality to root for the criminals and against their victims. But in this film the crooks are so pleasant that they practically recede to ectoplasmic levels before our eyes,...

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