Le Boucher Poster

Release Date: December 19th, 1971

PG|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
At a wedding in a quiet rural French village, school headmistress Helene (Stéphane Audran) meets local butcher Popaul (Jean Yanne). Though the reserved Helene is still traumatized by the failure of a past relationship, Popaul's boyish charm draws her out of her shell. But shortly after their relationship begins, a string of murders surrounds the village, and, when Helene recognizes an item she had given Popaul near one of the crime scenes, she begins to suspect he may be the murderer.

Cast: Stéphane Audran, Jean Yanne, Roger Rudel, Antonio Passalia, Mario Beccaria, Pasquale Ferone, William Gueralt

Director: Claude Chabrol

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Euro International Film (EIA) S.p.A.

Distributors: Pathfinder Pictures

Keywords: Dark, Police officer, School, Mystery, 1970s

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