6.1/10
42
1 user

Bloody Murder (1974)

...la main à couper (original title)
PG | | Crime, Drama | 6 March 1974 (France)
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

An erotic collection of short stories, an anthology comprised of tantalizing tales about sexual desire and its diverse manifestations.

Director: Walerian Borowczyk
Stars: Lise Danvers, Fabrice Luchini, Charlotte Alexandra
Immoral Women (1979)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Three erotic tales: The first film features Marina Pierro as a woman who inspires more than just creativity in the minds and loins of the men of ancient Rome. In the second offering, a ... See full summary »

Director: Walerian Borowczyk
Stars: Marina Pierro, Gaëlle Legrand, Pascale Christophe
The Beast (1975)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A late businessman's daughter is heading with her aunt to the estate of her soon-to-be husband, unaware of the strange rumors that cloud the family's name.

Director: Walerian Borowczyk
Stars: Sirpa Lane, Lisbeth Hummel, Elisabeth Kaza
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A simpleton thief on Goto, an isolated island ruled by a barbaric dictator, climbs ranks from criminal to fly-catcher, dog-keeper and boot polisher, while himself and other islanders get ... See full summary »

Director: Walerian Borowczyk
Stars: Pierre Brasseur, Ligia Branice, Jean-Pierre Andréani
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The teenage girl is first seen confessing and warned about having any impure thoughts or feelings. Her family has boarders and one day a young man moves in and they fall in love. He is ... See full summary »

Director: Walerian Borowczyk
Stars: Grazyna Dlugolecka, Jerzy Zelnik, Olgierd Lukaszewicz
Bloody Murder (Video 2000)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

Plans for a summer filled with fun and romance turn to terror for a group of young counselors.

Director: Ralph E. Portillo
Stars: Jessica Morris, Peter Guillemette, Patrick Cavanaugh
La marge (1976)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Sigismond (Joe Dallesandro) is a man lost in an erotic haze which clouds his judgment. Early in the film, it is evident that the man has a physically passionate relationship with his wife, ... See full summary »

Director: Walerian Borowczyk
Stars: Sylvia Kristel, Joe Dallesandro, André Falcon
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In 19th century London, a sex maniac sneaks into the engagement party of Dr. Henry Jekyll and Miss Fanny Osbourne, turning the event into a nightmarish whirlpool of murder and debauchery.

Director: Walerian Borowczyk
Stars: Udo Kier, Marina Pierro, Patrick Magee
Blanche (1971)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Blanche is the young, pure, beautiful wife of the Master of the castle, in a secluded land. Every man is in love with her, including the King and his servant Bartolomeo, visiting the Master.

Director: Walerian Borowczyk
Stars: Michel Simon, Georges Wilson, Jacques Perrin
Lulu (1980)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The story of a sexually enticing young dancer who rises up in society through her relationships with wealthy men, but later falls into poverty and prostitution, culminating in an encounter with Jack 'the Ripper'.

Director: Walerian Borowczyk
Stars: Anne Bennent, Michele Placido, Jean-Jacques Delbo
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A zealous, handsome priest, who is the confessor for a convent full of women, encourages the equally zealous abbess of one such institution to enforce the same strict rules on these ... See full summary »

Director: Walerian Borowczyk
Stars: Ligia Branice, Howard Ross, Marina Pierro
Love Rites (1987)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Director: Walerian Borowczyk
Stars: Marina Pierro, Mathieu Carrière, Josy Bernard
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Hélène Noblet
...
Georges Noblet
...
Moureu
...
Édouard Henricot
Michel Albertini ...
Daniel Noblet
Lise Danvers ...
Nadine Noblet (as Lise Danver)
Dora Doll ...
Pascale Effront
José Artur ...
L'antiquaire
Pierre Tabard ...
L'inspecteur Benoît
Jacques Cortal ...
Dutour
Lita Recio ...
La concierge
Raoul Curet ...
Le joaillier
Guy Minot ...
Le second policier
Rene Aranda
Pierre Orcel ...
Le jeune homme
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

based on novel | See All (1) »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

6 March 1974 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Bloody Murder  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Detective story in a posh milieu
25 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

Do not let Michel Bouquet's presence fool you.Yes, he was the prototype of the bourgeois Chabrolesque character at the turn of the decade, bourgeois people the director of "la femme infidèle" or "la rupture" despised.Chabrol's bite is terribly lacking here."La main à couper" is nothing more than a very trite detective story,including adultery,blackmail,murder...Hélène ,an antique dealer lives in a desirable property in the chic Neuilly with her husband and her two children.This respectable family will be involved in very dirty things ,but do not panic...Périer's film actually praises the discreet charm of the bourgeoisie.


2 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?