Julia, 55 ans, marinala, 64 ans, albi, Tarn, Midi-Pyrénées. This is a very emotional film, but the way Chabrol depicts that emotion is cumulative rather than baldly stated. He invents my films so beautifully.". Et bien plus encore. Perhaps the most famous of Chabrol's six golden thrillers is Le Boucher (the Butcher in which a psychotic village butcher is driven to murder by his unrequited passion for the local schoolteacher (Audran again).
Femme infidèle, albi: Femme-infidele be albi
Albi, Tarn, Midi-Pyrénées, melia, 30 ans, albi, Tarn. But she discovers, and so eventually do the police. But then, this was a period when Chabrol seemed to be at the height of his powers. This has been done so often before and since in film, but seldom with a greater sense of what such an awful process must be like.
Even Hitchcock, who has often been named as Chabrol's femme-infidele be albi
inspiration, would be hard pressed to beat the cool certainty of Chabrol's technique and the emotional heat he generated while examining the underbelly of the always well-fed French bourgeoisie. Michel Bouquet is the husband who suspects his wife of having a lover, gradually discovers that he is right, and - not entirely on purpose - kills the man (Maurice Ronet). He then has to get rid of the body without telling his wife (Audran). They are, after all, both culpable. Most of these films starred the fine-boned and striking Stephane Audran, who was then his wife, and all were shot by the great Jean Rabier.