Violette Nozière (1978)


In 1930s Paris, seemingly innocent 18-year-old Violette Nozière spends her nights seducing older men. When her current lover needs money, the troubled Violette plots to murder her dispassionate middle-class parents to help him out.

Director: Claude Chabrol.
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Stéphane Audran, Jean Carmet, Jean-François Garreaud, Mario David, Guy Hoffmann, Jean Dalmain, Lisa Langlois, François Maistre, Philippe Procot, Bernard Alane, Henri-Jacques Huet, Fabrice Luchini, Greg Germain, Zoé Chauveau, Maurice Vaudaux, Dora Doll.

1978 Cannes Film Festival – Winner Best Actress (Isabelle Huppert).
1978 Cannes Film Festival – Nominated for the Palme d’Or.
1978 Chicago International Film Festival – Nominated for the Gold Hugo.


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