french films > Lift to the Scaffold (Ascenseur pour l'échafaud)

Lift to the Scaffold (Ascenseur pour l'échafaud)

Ascenseur pour l'échafaud

Lift to the Scaffold (Ascenseur pour l'échafaud)

Review score: * * * * *

cast: Jeanne Moreau,Maurice Ronet, Georges Poujouly

year: 1957

colour: no

certificate: PG

director: Louis Malle

runtime: 88

Louis Malle's classy thriller about the attempt of ex-paratrooper and his mistress to dispose of her tycoon husband in a perfect murder. Jeanne Moreau wandering the streets of Paris by night to the haunting jazz improvised by Miles Davis is unforgettable. A quintessential New Wave movie.

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