Episode 124 – Henri-Georges Clouzot’s Diabolique

This week on the podcast, Ryan and James are joined by Rufus Derham to discuss Henri-Georges Clouzot’s 1955 film, Diabolique.

About the film:

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 sadistic 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.

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