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Alice or the Last Escapade (1977)
"Alice ou la dernière fugue" (original title)

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Alice Caroll
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Henri Vergennes
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Colas
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Le Vieil Homme et le Docteur
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Le Jeune Homme et le Pompiste
François Perrot ...
L'Homme de 40 ans
Bernard Rousselet ...
Le Mari d'Alice
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L'Enfant de 13 ans
Catherine Drusy ...
La Belle Serveuse et l'Infirmière
Jean Le Boulbar ...
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Cécile Maistre ...
Louise Rioton ...
La Femme qui chante
Katia Romanoff ...
La Serveuse
Jean Cherlian ...
Emile
Noël Simsolo ...
Young man at the banquet
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Alice Carol leaves her husband one rainy night, telling him that she does not love him anymore. She travels alone but when her windscreen breaks on a lonely road, she has to stop and seek help. She goes to a creepy manor and is welcomed by the owner, Henri Vergennes, and his butler, Colas. Alice is invited to spend the night in the house. The next morning, Alice can't find the two men from he previous night but finds her car surprisingly fixed. She tries to leave but cannot find the gate. She stops the car and walks around the wall trying to find an exit but becomes increasingly worried with what she finds. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Le Temps des cerises
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Lyrics by Jean-Baptiste Clément
Music by Antoine Renard
Sung by Louise Rioton
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Excellent, unjustly unknown film
4 May 2004 | by (Geneva, Switzerland) – See all my reviews

Saw this by chance late one evening.

Was attracted by the ambiance, which I found very Tarkovsky-esque, before I was attracted by Sylvia Kristel (she was not on screen during the first minutes I saw ;-)

Was surprised to see her act. Really loved the pace and the suspense. Found the conclusion wonderful, though-provoking, unexpected.

In my view this is clearly in the top 10 percent of Chabrol's production. I don't understand why this film is not well-known - maybe because it has an ex-erotic film actress in it?

A very good surprise.


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