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Elevator to the Gallows

Ascenseur pour l'échafaud

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Directed by Louis Malle
France, 1958
Drama, Thriller, Crime

Synopsis

Femme fatale Florence recruits her lover, Julien, to murder her husband in his office. The man does the dirty deed eagerly, but gets trapped in an elevator when he returns to remove a key piece of evidence. Julien’s unfortunate oversight will unintentionally provoke an ill-fated chain of events.

Synopsis

Femme fatale Florence recruits her lover, Julien, to murder her husband in his office. The man does the dirty deed eagerly, but gets trapped in an elevator when he returns to remove a key piece of evidence. Julien’s unfortunate oversight will unintentionally provoke an ill-fated chain of events.

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Elevator to the GallowsDirected byLouis Malle

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Cannes Film Festival
1958

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