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THE BUTCHER

Le boucher

Directed by Claude Chabrol
Italy, France, 1970
Drama, Romance, Thriller

Synopsis

At a friend’s wedding, Hélène meets Popaul, an ex-soldier with combat honors from Algeria and Indo-China, who has returned to his hometown and the family trade of butchery. The two are attracted to each other, but Hélène is reluctant to get involved…

Synopsis

At a friend’s wedding, Hélène meets Popaul, an ex-soldier with combat honors from Algeria and Indo-China, who has returned to his hometown and the family trade of butchery. The two are attracted to each other, but Hélène is reluctant to get involved…

The ButcherDirected byClaude Chabrol

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Awards & Festivals

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San Sebastián International Film Festival
1970 | Winner: Best Actress
BAFTA Awards
1973 | Nominee: Best Actress
Bodil Awards
1971 | Winner: Best European Film

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