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3,191 Ratings


Les diaboliques

Directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot
France, 1955
Thriller, Crime, Mystery


This iconic, influential thriller centers around two women, a cruel boarding school headmaster’s wife and younger mistress, who plot together to murder him and hide the body in the school’s out-of-season pool, only to find the body go missing shortly thereafter.

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Diabolique Directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

1955 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

Prix Louis Delluc

1954 | Winner: Prix Louis Delluc

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1955 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film

Edgar Allan Poe Awards

1956 | Winner: Best Foreign Film (Special Edgar)

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