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Tattered Cover Classics: Les Diaboliques

Henri-Georges Clouzot

FrenchFrance1955117 minWebsiteDCPRating: Not Rated

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Plays Sunday, December 1 at 1:00 PM at the Sie - Hosted by Howie Movshovitz with a post-film discussion!
Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore and KUNC Radio
Tickets are just $1.00!


Special Thanks to the Criterion Collection!

Before Psycho, Peeping Tom, and Repulsion, there was Diabolique. This thriller from Henri-Georges Clouzot, which shocked audiences in Europe and the U.S., is the story of two women—the fragile wife and the willful mistress of the sadistic headmaster of a boys' boarding school—who hatch a daring revenge plot. With its unprecedented narrative twists and terrifying images, Diabolique is a heart-grabbing benchmark in horror filmmaking, featuring outstanding performances by Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, and Paul Meurisse.


Cinematographer: Armand Thirard | Screenwriter: Henri-Georges Clouzot, Jérôme Géronimi
Cast: Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse