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The Bride Wore Black Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

This Francois Truffaut thriller is based ona novel by William Irish (aka Cornell Woolrich), whose books had been adapted by Alfred Hitchcock on many previous occasions. Jeanne Moreau stars as a woman whose fiancé is nastily murdered by five men. Utilizing a series of disguises, the cool-customer Moreau tracks down all five culprits, sexually enslaves them, and then engineers their deaths. The ominous musical score was written by Bernard Herrmann, another frequent Hitchcock collaborator. The Bride Wore Black was initially released in France as La Mariee etait en Noir. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

  • Release date:March 22, 1968

Cast

Jeanne Moreau
as Julie
Claude Rich
as Bliss
Jean-Claude Brialy
as Corey
Michel Bouquet
as Coral
Michel Lonsdale
as Morane
Charles Denner
as Fergus
Daniel Boulanger
as Delvaux
Serge Rousseau
as David
Jacques Robiolles
as Charlie
Paul Pavel
as Mechanic
Sylvine Delannoy
as Mme. Morane
Maurice Garrel
as Plaintiff
Elisabeth Rey
as Julie as a Child
Jacqueline Rouillard
as Maid
Dominique Robier
as Sabine, Julie's niece
Daniel Pommereulle
as Fergus's friend
Van Doude
as Inspector Fabri
Gilles Queant
as Examining Magistrate
Michele Montfort
as Model
Luce Fabiole
as Julie's mother
Alexandra Stewart
as Mlle. Becker

Crew

François Truffaut
Director
Marcel Berbert
Producer
François Truffaut
Screenwriter
Jean-Louis Richard
Screenwriter
Raoul Coutard
Cinematographer
Bernard Herrmann
Composer (Music Score)
Claudine Bouché
Editor
Pierre Guffroy
Production Designer
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