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Diabolique

Les Diaboliques

FEATURE FILM 117'
Thriller / Drama

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Based on the novel by Thomas Narcejac & Pierre Boileau (Editions Denoël)

Directed by

Henri-Georges Clouzot

Starring

Paul Meurisse
Simone Signoret
Vera Clouzot
Johnny Hallyday (Rock'n Roll, Man on the Train)

2016 (1954) / Original language: French / Black & White / 1.33 / Mono / available in uhd & 4k

Michel, head of a private boys school, is a tyrannical husband who terrorises his wife. His mistress, a teacher at the school, gets some rough treatment as well. But the women soon devise a diabolical pact to kill Michel and dispose of the corpse in a swimming pool. But when the police empty the pool, the body has disappeared. Or has it?

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Festival Lumiere 2017
Official Selection for The Clouzot Mystery



Edgard Allan Poe Awards 1956
Best Foreign Film



National Board of Review USA 1955
Top Foreign Films



New York Film Circle Awards 1955
Best Foreign Language Film



Prix Louis Delluc 1954
Best Director


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"Decisive, historical"
Premiere (2017)

"Les Diaboliques still stands out today as one of the best French thrillers ever made"
Les Années Laser (2017)

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Available in :

German

Italian

Spanish