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Elevator to the Gallows (1958)

Ascenseur pour l’échafaud (original title)

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Director: Louis Malle
Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Maurice Ronet, Georges Poujouly

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Florence Carala and her lover Julien Tavernier, an ex – paratrooper want to murder her husband by faking a suicide. But after Julien has killed him and he puts his things in his car, he finds he has forgotten the rope outside the window and he returns to the building to remove it…
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Louis Malle’s hypnotic debut is a noir with genuine soul, infusing its tale of best laid plans gone awry with wistful performances, swooning cinematography, and a sultry soundtrack.
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