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Ascenseur pour l'echafaud

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The feature-film debut of famed director [[Performer~P100911~Louis Malle~louismalle]] is an interesting, modern film noir with the classic theme of lovers plotting to kill the husband and make it look like suicide (reminiscent of [[Feature~V38842~The Postman Always Rings Twice~thepostmanalwaysringstwice]]). Jeanne Moreau, as Florence Carala, gives an astonishing performance, perverse but naive as she leads her young lover down a path that can only lead to doom for both of them...more

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5.0

93 out of 100 Metascore®

Universal acclaim

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