• Film ID:
  • 4743
  • Availability:
  • DVD Available from Shop
  • Film cert:
  • Running time:
  • DVD=87 min.
  • Nationality(ies):
  • France.
  • Primary Language(s):
  • French.
LIFT TO THE SCAFFOLD (1957)
(ASCENSEUR POUR L'ECHAFAUD)
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Ronet is the disgruntled war vet who plots to kill his boss and elope with his wife. Meanwhile, other events implicate him in a murder elsewhere, whilst he remains stuck in an immobile lift. Tense, clever plot with cool, minimalist direction by Malle and a great Miles Davis score.
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