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Les Diaboliques = The devils

Author: Simone SignoretVera ClouzotPaul MeurisseCharles VanelH -G ClouzotAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, 1998.
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 35.; Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : FrenchView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Feature films
Foreign language films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Detective and mystery films
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Boileau-Narcejac
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Simone Signoret; Vera Clouzot; Paul Meurisse; Charles Vanel; H -G Clouzot; Jérôme Geronimi; Georges van Parys; Boileau-Narcejac.; Vera Film.; Filmsonor (Firm); Janus Films.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 0780021940 9780780021945
OCLC Number: 48251820
Language Note: In French with English subtitles.
Notes: Title on menu screen: Diabolique.
Adapted from the novel: Celle qui n'etait plus / Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac.
DVD version of a 1955 motion picture.
"A Janus Films release."
Includes scene selection.
Credits: Director of photography, Armand Thirard ; editor, Madeleine Gug ; music, Georges van Parys.
Cast: Simone Signoret, Vera Clouzot, Charles Vanel, Paul Meurisse, Jean Brochard, Thérèse Dorny, Michel Serrault.
Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide (1 folded sheet)
Details: DVD format. Digital mono, Dolby, aspect ratio 1.33:1.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 35.; Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Other Titles: Diaboliques (Motion picture : 1955)
Devils
Henri-Georges Clouzot's Diabolique
Diabolique
Responsibility: 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.

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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.

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