Saturday, July 9, 2011

Diabolique and Vertigo - Films based on the books of Boileau-Narcejac

Boileau - Narcejac

The authors with Hitchcock
Boileau-Narcejac are the team of French crime fiction writers Pierre Boileau and Pierre Ayraud. Two of their works adapted for film are Les Diaboliques, directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, and Vertigo, directed by Alfred Hitchcock. These are two great films directed by two great directors. Clouzot is known as the Hitchcock of French cinema.

Kim Novak & Jimmy Stewart in Vertigo

Simone Signoret, Vera Clouzot, & Paul Meurisse in Les Diaboliques

Director Henri-Georges Clouzot

A scene from Les Diaboliques directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot

Critics' Picks on Vertigo directed by Alfred Hitchcock

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