Le Beau Serge

Claude Chabrol (director, screenwriter)
Andre Dino (photographer)
Gerard Blain, Jean-Claude Brialy, Michele Meritz (starring)

N.p. N.p., 1958. Vintage studio still photograph with narrow margins, of Gerard Blain, from the 1958 film. Cropping annotations and "National Film Archive" stamp on the verso.

Director Claude Chabrol's first film, frequently cited as the first French New Wave film.

Francois (Jean-Claude Brialy), a theology student suffering from TB, returns to his home-town after ten years to recuperate, and finds his friend Serge (Blain) depressed, alcoholic, and mourning the death of he and his wife Yvonne's (Michele Meritz) stillborn child.

Shot on location in Sardent, France.

6.75 x 9.75 inches. Near Fine.

Criterion Collection 580. Eureka Masters of Cinema. Grant France.

[Book #148306]