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Alice or the Last Escapade (1977)

Alice ou la dernière fugue (original title)
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 ... See full summary »

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Alice Caroll
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Henri Vergennes
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Le Vieil Homme et le Docteur
François Perrot ...
L'Homme de 40 ans
Bernard Rousselet ...
Le Mari d'Alice
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L'Enfant de 13 ans
Jean Cherlian ...
Emile
Catherine Drusy ...
La Belle Serveuse et l'Infirmière
Jean Le Boulbar ...
Le premier homme (as Jean le Boulbar)
Cécile Maistre ...
La Petite Fille
Louise Rioton ...
La Femme qui chante
Katia Romanoff ...
La Serveuse
Noël Simsolo ...
Jeune homme au banquet
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Le Jeune Homme et le Pompiste
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Colas
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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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An almost real "cauchemare"
14 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie on TV when I was 11 years old and it had a deep impression on me. Watching it again, I can identify many elements which are (and already were in the 1976) very conventional, or even outdated: the existentialist/ nouveau roman-plot, the Margritte-aesthetics, the "Psycho"-allusions...

The portrait of Alice (Kristel, sensuous as ever) and of her fate is sometimes of a certain merciless quality (misogynous tendencies?), but this movie is emulating the scenario of a real "cauchemare" far better than any other "Splatter" or "Horror"-Movie.


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