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Diabolique (1955) - Trailer

Diabolique (1955) - Trailer
Year: 1955
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Mystery, Crime
Type: Trailers
Duration: 2M49S
Cast: Pierre Larquey, Jacques Varennes, Jean Brochard, Georges Poujouly, Paul Meurisse, Yves-Marie Maurin, Véra Clouzot, Noël Roquevert, Simone Signoret, Jean-Pierre Bonnefous, Johnny Hallyday, Christian Brocard, Robert Dalban, Jean Clarieux, Charles Vanel, Henri Coutet, Thérèse Dorny, Michel Dumur, Michel Serrault, Henri Humbert, Georges Chamarat, Zappy Max, Camille Guérini, Roberto Rodrigo, Jacques Hilling, Madeleine Suffel, Jean Lefebvre, Jimmy Urbain, Aminda Montserrat, Jean Témerson
Director(s): Henri-Georges Clouzot

Trailer: Diabolique (1955)

The wife and mistress of a sad**tic boarding school headmaster plot to kill him. They drown him in the bathtub and dump the body in the school"s filthy swimming pool... but when the pool is drained, the body has disappeared - and subsequent reported sightings of the headmaster slowly drive his "killers" (and the audience) up the wall with almost unbearable suspense...

Out on Blu-ray and DVD on May 17. 2011! Learn more: http://www.criterion.com/films/575-diabolique

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 sad**tic 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. via criterioncollection

Synopsis:

The wife and mistress of a sad**tic boarding school headmaster plot to kill him. They drown him in the bathtub and dump the body in the school's filthy swimming pool... but when the pool is drained, the body has disappeared - and subsequent reported sightings of the headmaster slowly drive his 'killers' (and the audience) up the wall with almost unbearable suspense...