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2,991 Ratings

Elevator to the Gallows

Ascenseur pour l'échafaud

Directed by Louis Malle
France, 1958
Drama, Thriller, Crime

Synopsis

Two lovers have planned the perfect crime. It cannot fail. But when an elevator breaks down, leaving one stranded inside, the plot begins to unravel…

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Elevator to the Gallows Directed by Louis Malle

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1985

Locarno International Film Festival

2003

Prix Louis Delluc

1957 | Winner: Prix Louis Delluc

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