Added by on 2014-10-06

Diabolique

Drama / Horror (1954) 116 minutes ~ Black & White

Original Title: Les diaboliques

Alternate Title: The Devils

An acknowledged influence on PSYCHO, Henri-Georges Clouzot’s Horror classic is the story of a sadistic headmaster who brutalizes his fragile wife and his headstrong mistress. The two women murder him and dump his body in a swimming pool; when the pool is drained, no corpse is found.

Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot

Writers: Pierre Boileau (novel), Thomas Narcejac (novel), Henri-Georges Clouzot (scenario and dialogue), Jérôme Géronimi (scenario and dialogue), René Masson (collaboration) and Frédéric Grendel (collaboration)

Stars: Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse, Charles Vanel

Category:

Drama, Horror