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Leda (1959)

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Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | 4 December 1959 (France)
A wealthy wine grower has trouble with his wife, his children, his best friend, and his mistress across the way, who is murdered.

Director:

Claude Chabrol

Writers:

Stanley Ellin (novel), Paul Gégauff (adaptation) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Madeleine Robinson ... Thérèse Marcoux
Antonella Lualdi ... Léda
Jean-Paul Belmondo ... Laszlo Kovacs
Jacques Dacqmine ... Henri Marcoux
Jeanne Valérie ... Elisabeth
Bernadette Lafont ... Julie, the maid
André Jocelyn André Jocelyn ... Richard Marcoux
Mario David ... Roger, the milkman
László Szabó ... Vlado
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
André Dino André Dino ... The police inspector
Raymond Pélissier Raymond Pélissier ... The gardener
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Storyline

Leda, the flirt of Monsieur Marcoux is murdered. His wife and the police think, that the murderer was the milk-man, the friend of the maid, but Marcoux' daughter's fiance Lazo, who is aware of the corrupt situation in that family doesn't agree with them. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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An intruder in the life of a family...was she really guileless?

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French

Release Date:

4 December 1959 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Leda See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Jean-Paul Belmondo plays a character named Laszlo Kovacs, which was the alias of his character Michel Poiccard in Breathless (1960). See more »

Connections

Referenced in Breathless (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

Serenade in B-flat Major
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Just for Asylum seeker!!!
28 December 2018 | by elo-equipamentosSee all my reviews

An advice for those are willing to see this bad picture, firstly you may be drunk, smoked some ma-riju-ana and others stuffs to start and not to suffer in early moments, after all you will need it ahead, mostly by Jean-P. Belmondo's nasty behavior, further all characters are under pressure by unknown disturbing, here also the director is including in the list, scarcely loved, embittered people, after fifteen minutes don't try turn off the DVD player remember yourself how much money you had spent to get it and mainly no refund allowed after to break seal... you must to go ahead, there are an average final that worth to see, you will feel some sort of relief watching it entirely you've stay clear that you are paying sins from your previous life... think about!!!

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First watch: 2018 / How many: 1 / Source: DVD / Rating: 5


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