Sexual frustration is the focus of this Hitchcockian thriller from French director Claude Chabrol. Schoolteacher Hélène (Stéphane Audran) comes to a small Périgord village to begin a new job. She is soon romanced by the local butcher, Popaul (Jean Yanne), but is distracted by her job and memories of a previous ill-fated relationship. A series of brutal murders of young women and a dropped cigarette-lighter raise Hélènes suspicions about her suitor, whose pitiable, depraved compulsions lead to a gruesome conclusion. Audran, who was Chabrols wife at the time, makes an engaging heroine, and Yanne is simultaneously scary and pathetic as the obsessive butcher.~ Robert Firsching, All Movie Guide

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Reparto: Stéphane Audran,Jean Yanne,Antonio Passalia
Director: Claude Chabrol
Género: Drama;Suspenso
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Año: 0
Estreno: 0000-00-00
Duración: 93
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