L'Aveu [The Confession]

Costa-Gavras (director)
Lise London, Artur London (book)
Jorge Semprun (screenwriter)
Yves Montand, Simone Signoret, Gabriele Ferzetti (starring)

N.p. N.p., Circa 1970. Vintage borderless double weight reference photograph from the 1970 French film, showing actress Simone Signoret and an unknown crew member. With manuscript pencil and ink annotations on the verso regarding cropping, and the stamp of Pariscope.

Based on the 1968 book by Artur London, which detailed London's own experiences as a defendant during the Slansky trial, a 1952 show trial held by the Czechoslovak Republic against 14 members of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia which resulted in the deaths of 11 defendants.

Set in Czechoslovakia, and shot on location in France.

9 x 6 inches. Very Good plus, with brief wear to the left edge.

Criterion Collection 759.


[Book #150426]