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Les Diaboliques [videorecording] = The Devil / Filmsonor Société Anonyme présente ; producteur associé, Vera Films ; produit et dirigé par H.G. Clouzot ; scénario et dialogues de H.G. Clouzot et Jérome Geronimi.

Les Diaboliques The Devil

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Main DVD Diaboliques + booklet (Text) 31307019547290 Movies Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781604654158
  • ISBN: 1604654155
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (117 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([8] p. ; 19 cm.)
  • Edition: Full screen
  • Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Adapted from the novel: Celle qui n'etait plus / Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1954.
Special features include Serge Bromberg introduction, selected-scene commentary, new video interview with novelist and film critic Kim Newman, trailer
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Armand Thirard ; editor, Madeleine Gug ; music, Georges van Parys.
Participant or Performer Note:
Simone Signoret, Vera Clouzot, Charles Vanel, Paul Meurisse, Jean Brochard, Thérèse Dorny, Michel Serrault.
Summary, etc.:
Suspense classic that influenced the 1960 movie, Psycho, by Alfred Hitchcock. Tells the story of a sadistic headmaster of a Parisian boarding school who is murdered by his wife and mistress, whom he has mistreated. The women dump his body in a swimming pool. When the pool is drained, the body has disappeared. Then come reports of sightings, terrifying his killers.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, Digital mono, Dolby, aspect ratio 1.33:1.
Language Note:
In French with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Boileau-Narcejac > Film adaptations.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Boarding schools > France > Paris > Drama.
Motion pictures, French.
Genre: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Detective and mystery films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films > France.
Foreign language films > French.
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