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Les Diaboliques [videorecording] / 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.

Other Title:
English title from subtitles: Devils [videorecording]
Title on container: Diabolique [videorecording]
Publication:
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2011.
Series:
Criterion collection; 35.
Criterion collection ; 35
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (117 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Boileau-Narcejac -- Film adaptations.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Boarding schools -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Detective and mystery films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Motion pictures, French.
Language:
In French with optional English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD, region 1; NTSC; Dolby Digital mono.
Summary:
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.
Participant:
Simone Signoret, Vera Clouzot, Charles Vanel, Paul Meurisse, Jean Brochard, Thérèse Dorny, Michel Serrault.
Credits:
Director of photography, Armand Thirard ; editor, Madeleine Gug ; music, Georges van Parys.
Notes:
Adapted from the novel: Celle qui n'etait plus / Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac.
DVD release of the 1955 motion picture.
Special features include Serge Bromberg introduction, selected-scene commentary, new video interview with novelist and film critic Kim Newman, trailer
Contributor:
Clouzot, H.-G. (Henri-Georges) , Screenwriter, Director
Geronimi, Jérôme. , Screenwriter
Signoret, Simone, 1921-1985 , Actor
Clouzot, Vera, 1921-1960. , Actor
Meurisse, Paul, 1913-1979. , Actor
Vanel, Charles, 1892-1989. , Actor
Parys, Georges van. , Composer
Boileau-Narcejac. , Author
Vera Film. , Producer
Filmsonor (Firm) , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
ISBN:
9781604654158
1604654155
OCLC:
722856685
Publisher Number:
715515070911
CC2003D Criterion Collection
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