Based on the real life of Dr. Marcel Petiot: During world war II Petiot, an MD living in occupied Paris, promised to help wealthy Jewish people among his patients to flee occupied France ...
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Based on the real life of Dr. Marcel Petiot: During world war II Petiot, an MD living in occupied Paris, promised to help wealthy Jewish people among his patients to flee occupied France for Spain. Instead, he drugged them and burnt their bodies in his home, while stealing their valuables. After the Liberation of France, he was condemned to death.Written by
Just after Petiot was strapped to the bascule of the guillotine in the Sante Prison on May 25, 1964, Petiot smiled at the witnesses and said "gentlemen, I ask you not to look. This will not be very pretty!" Seconds later, the heavy mouton and blade of the guillotine thundered down, instantly decapitating Petiot. Witnesses later said that Petiot was smiling when his scheming head was sliced off. See more »
A very scary movie.Based on the true-life exploits of Marcel Petiot, this film is an experience not to be forgotten.The movie has everything. Brilliant direction,exceptional cinematography,fine acting & a chilling soundtrack.20th century man is more scarier than any monster dreamed up by Hollywood!This amazing film scores 10/10 in my book.A must see.
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