This Man Must Die [Que la bete meure]

Claude Chabrol (director)
Cecil Day-Lewis writing as Nicholas Blake (novel)
Paul Gegauff (screenwriter)
Michel Duchaussoy, Caroline Cellier, Jean Yanne (starring)

Glendale, CA: Allied Artists, 1969. Vintage press kit for the US release of the 1969 French film, for use by distributors and the press, containing four black and white photographs, one pressbook, a promotional pamphlet, and a one sheet poster for the film.

Based on the 1938 novel by Cecil Day-Lewis, writing as Nicholas Blake. A man seduces a young actress as part of his plan to avenge the hit-and-run death of his son. The second of four films Claude Chabrol made with actor Jean Yanne, following "Line of Demarcation" (1966) and preceding "Le Boucher" (1970) and "Madame Bovary" (1991).

Shot on location in Finistere, Brittany, and Paris.

Poster, photographs, and promotional material Very Good plus.

Grant France.

[Book #151671]