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Actors: Stéphane Audran, Jean Yanne

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THE BUTCHER (le Boucher) is a movie written and directed by Claude Chabrol in 1969.
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In this small village lost in the middle of France, life runs slowly. Jean Yanne, the only butcher in town, falls in love with the school director Stéphane Audran. While they are flirting, young women are found murdered in the forests nearby. Audran is beginning to suspect Yanne after having found, on the scene of one of the crimes, a lighter she's just offered to him.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   French Lover is...    -   criminal/bad doer

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   teacher/professor Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Forest?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   school

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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