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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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Claude Chabrol

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Claude Chabrol (by)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Sylvia Kristel ... Alice Caroll
Charles Vanel ... Henri Vergennes
Fernand Ledoux ... Le Vieil Homme et le Docteur
François Perrot ... L'Homme de 40 ans
Bernard Rousselet Bernard Rousselet ... Le Mari d'Alice
Thomas Chabrol ... L'Enfant de 13 ans
Jean Cherlian Jean Cherlian ... Emile
Catherine Drusy Catherine Drusy ... La Belle Serveuse et l'Infirmière
Jean Le Boulbar Jean Le Boulbar ... Le premier homme (as Jean le Boulbar)
Cécile Maistre Cécile Maistre ... La Petite Fille
Louise Rioton Louise Rioton ... La Femme qui chante
Katia Romanoff Katia Romanoff ... La Serveuse
Noël Simsolo Noël Simsolo ... Jeune homme au banquet
André Dussollier ... Le Jeune Homme et le Pompiste
Jean Carmet ... 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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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

19 January 1977 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Alice or the Last Escapade See more »

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Filmel,P.H.P.G. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Version of Malice in Wonderland (2009) See more »

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Le 24ème concerto en ut mineur
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (as Mozart)
Performed on piano by Paul Von Schilhawski
Conducted by Rudolf Albert
Disque MUSIDISC.
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An almost real "cauchemare"
14 July 2000 | by mbrooks-2See 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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