Location: The New Beverly Cinema, 7165 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
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Description: The New Beverly presents a double bill of DIABOLIQUE, the famous thriller directed by Clouzot, and HENRI-GEORGES CLOUZOT’S INFERNO, a documentary about the director’s aborted, obsessive attempt to shoot L’ENFER, with Romy Schneider. DIABOLIQUE is frankly over-rated – a decent but unspectacular film buoyed up by a memorable finale. INFERNO sounds like a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at a film gone off the rails.
Henri-Georges Clouzot’s Inferno Fri: 7:30; Sat: 3:10 & 7:30
2009, France, 102 minutes. Legacy Award, L.A. Film Critics Assoc.; 2010 César winner, Best Documentary. Directed by Serge Bromberg and Ruxandra Medrea; featuring Romy Schneider, Serge Reggiani, Bérénice Bejo, Jacques Gamblin, Catherine Allegret; in French with English subtitles
Diabolique Fri: 9:35; Sat: 5:15 & 9:35
1955, France, 114 minutes. Directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot; starring Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse, Charles Vanel; in French with English subtitles.
Dates: February 4 & 5