Mississippi Mermaid [La sirene du Mississipi]

François Truffaut (director, screenwriter)
Cornell Woolrich (novel)
Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Paul Belmondo (starring)

Paris: Les Films du Carrosse, 1969. Collection of seven vintage lobby cards for the US release of the 1969 French neo-noir film.

A late and important color noir, made at what was arguably the peak of Truffaut's success as a filmmaker, dedicated to one of his elders, Jean Renoir, and shot during the time he was deeply involved with lead actress Catherine Deneuve. Based on the 1947 novel by Cornell Woolrich (writing as William Irish).

14 x 11 inches. Fine.

Grant France. Twilight Time.

[Book #143150]