Le boucher

Le boucher

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1 hr 29 min
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The tranquil life of a Périgord village is dramatically interrupted when the bodies of several women are found, their throats cut. Everyone wonders who the culprit could be, notably the local headmistress, Hélène. Despite her feelings for him she can't help suspecting her friend Popaul, the butcher...

Directed by: Claude Chabrol (France/Italy, 1969)
Cast: Stéphane Audran (Hélène David), Jean Yanne (Paul Thomas, known as Popaul), Mario Beccaria (Léon Hamel), Antonio Passalia (Angelo), Roger Rudel (Police Inspector Grumbach), William Guérault (Charles, a pupil), Pascal Ferone (father Charpy)
Genre: drama
Awards: Best European film (1971 Bodil Awards), Best actress Stéphane Audran (1970 San Sebastian), 1 nomination (1973 BAFTA Awards)