The Department of French and Italian

French Film Series

Tue, April 14, 2009 | GAR 0.102

8:00 PM

Second Film in the French Film series running from April 7th to May 5th. Les Diaboliques by Henri-Georges Clouzot (1955).In a French provincial town, Michel Delassalle, a sadistic headmaster of a school belonging to his wife Christina, a fragile young woman with a weak heart, carries on an affair with Nicole Horner, a strong, forceful teacher who has been his mistress from the day she arrived. He has, however, treated her as badly as his wife, and the two women have been driven into an alliance against him. Together they work out an elaborate plan to rid themselves of their common tormentor.

All the films begin at 8pm in GAR 0.102 and have English subtitles.

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