Les noces rouges [Wedding in Blood]

Paris: Les Films la Boetie, Circa 1973. Draft script for the 1973 film noir. SIGNED by director Claude Chabrol on the title page. Text in French.

A torrid, bourgeois crime drama set in a small French village, where desire and death convene as tension escalates behind closed doors. When the town's boorish Gaullist mayor discovers his wife and his deputy are having an affair, he seizes the opportunity to blackmail the deputy in order to pull off a real estate scam.

Shot on location in Indre, France.

Red titled wrappers, noted as Scénario original on the front wrapper, with credits for director Claude CHABROL. Title page present, noted as Scénario original, with credits for director Claude CHABROL. 94 leaves, with last page of text numbered 93. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Very Good, with light soil throughout, wrapper Very Good plus, with black comb binding.

Grant France. Spicer France.

[Book #146375]