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Web of Fear (1964)

Constance aux enfers (original title)
A lonely widow longing for love.


François Villiers


Jean-Pierre Ferrière (novel), Jacques Sigurd (screenplay) | 3 more credits »




Credited cast:
Michèle Morgan ... Constance
Dany Saval ... Pascale
Simón Andreu ... Hugo
Maria Pacôme ... Marie-Cecile
Claude Rich ... Student
George Rigaud ... Sartori
Carlos Casaravilla ... Detective
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tota Alba
Antonio Casas
Estrella Frades Estrella Frades
Vicente Gallart Vicente Gallart
Ricardo G. Lilló Ricardo G. Lilló
María del Pilar Marcos María del Pilar Marcos
Matilde Muñoz Sampedro
Thierry Thibaud Thierry Thibaud


Constance Brunel ,a forty-something widow ,involuntary witnesses a murder: following a quarrel, Hugo ,a handsome young man ,strangles his lover,Pascale.The criminal takes refuge in Constance's apartment.She falls in love with him.Shortly after, she receives anonymous letters to squeeze money out of her.Soon,she discovers she has been framed :Hugo 's mistress is not dead .Constance's revenge will be ruthless. Written by dbdumonteil

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Crime | Mystery


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France | Spain



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August 1966 (USA) See more »

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Web of Fear See more »

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1.37 : 1
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Constance goes to hell.She does?
20 February 2013 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

Like Clouzot at the end of "Les Diaboliques" ,the director warns the audience: please,don't tell your friends the ending of my story!don't spoil their pleasure!

What pleasure ?The beginning is a pale imitation of "rear window" and the movie continues as a "Diaboliques " rip off ;only the last third shows some originality,so to speak:the average viewer can guess the ending at least twenty minutes before the "unexpected " end .

Why on earth did Michele Morgan get involved in that business?Her character of a lonely widow longing for love verges on ridicule;and anyway how could the young lovers be sure she would be so naive?The supporting cast is either almost unbearable (Dany Saval,Maria Pacome) or bland (the young gigolo).

Even the last "trick" is borrowed from Maurice Cam's "Metropolitain" (1938).

The score includes Vivaldi's "four seasons" and Sidney Bechet's "Petite Fleur"

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