Elevator to the Gallows

Synopsis & Film Details

“Elevator to the Gallows” Louis Malle’s 1957 masterpiece of suspense and film noir starring Jeanne Moreau. Scheming lovers Julien and Florence engineer the “perfect murder” of her husband. This stunning debut film won the then 24-year-old Malle the prestigious Prix Delluc, France’s highest film award. Directed by Louis Malle, 1958, France; 88 min.*

Part of the 2nd annual Fresno Film Festival (2006).