La Fabbrica : SAÏD BEN SAÏD’S DREAM FESTIVAL

Just Before Nightfall (+ discussion)

Juste avant la nuit

Claude Chabrol

1971
France / Italy
1h47
Fiction
Col.

A film chosen by Saïd Ben Saïd (Dream festival)

During one of their secret meeting, Charles Masson, a family man, strangles his mistress, Laura, who is no other than his best friend François' wife. The latter, devastated by the news, soon discover that his wife was having an affair…

Followed by a discussion with Jean Douchet and Saïd Ben Saïd, moderated by Marcos Uzal

Cast
Stéphane Audran, Michel Bouquet, François Périer, Henri Attal, Jean Carmet
Screenplay
Claude Chabrol, based on the novel by Edward Atiyah, The Thin Line
Photography
Jean Rabier
Music
Pierre Jansen
Art direction
Guy Littaye
Editing
Jacques Gaillard
Production
Les Films de La Boétie, Cinegai

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