Le boucher

A lonely schoolteacher is inexplicably drawn towards an ex-army butcher who may or may not be a serial killer plaguing a small town. Chabrol draws on Hitchcockian themes of exchanged guilt and shared secrets to construct a relationship between the characters that marries unspoken self-awareness with...

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Other Authors: Chabrol, Claude, 1930-2010., Génovès, André., Audran, Stéphane, 1932-, Yanne, Jean., Passalia, Antonio., Beccara, Mario., Jansen, Pierre., Zardi, Dominique., Rabier, Jean, 1927-
Format: Book
Language: French
Published: [London?] : Arrow Films, 2011.
Series: Claude Chabrol collection.
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Summary: A lonely schoolteacher is inexplicably drawn towards an ex-army butcher who may or may not be a serial killer plaguing a small town. Chabrol draws on Hitchcockian themes of exchanged guilt and shared secrets to construct a relationship between the characters that marries unspoken self-awareness with suspense over the unresolved nature of their bond.
Item Description: DVD video release of the film produced in 1970.
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Format: PAL Region 0.
Audience: UK Cert. 15.
Production Credits: Credits: Original music, Pierre Jansen and Dominique Zardi ; cinematography, Jean Rabier ; production designer, Guy Littaye.
Access: FOR HOME USE ONLY.