Le Corbeau (1943) AKA The Raven

Remy Germain is a doctor in a French town who becomes the focus of a vicious smear campaign, as letters accusing him of having an affair and performing unlawful abortions are mailed to village leaders. The mysterious writer, who signs each letter as “Le Corbeau” (The Raven) soon targets the whole town, exposing everyone’s dark secrets. This allegorical film was highly controversial at the time of its release, and was banned in France after the Liberation.

Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot (as Henri Georges Clouzot). AKA The Raven
Stars: Pierre Fresnay, Ginette LeClerc, Micheline Francey, Pierre Larquey, Noel Roquevert, Héléna Manson, Jean Brochard, Liliane Maigné, Louis Seigner, Jeanne Fusier-Gir, Sylvie, Bernard Lancret, Antoine Balpêtré, Pierre Bertin, Roger Blin, Robert Clermont, Palau, Marcel Delaître.


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  1. October 16, 2019

    Another great film from Clouzot Thank you, Jon!

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