Wedding in Blood Movie Review Summary

Actors: Stéphane Audran, Michel Piccoli, Claude Piéplu, Clotilde Joano

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WEDDING IN BLOOD (Les Noces Rouges) is a movie written and directed by Claude Chabrol in 1973. The picture was nominated for the Golden Bear and won the FIPRESCI Award at the 1973 Berlin Film festival.
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Stéphane Audran is married to the deputy Claude Piéplu and Michel Piccoli to Clotilde Joano, a depressive woman spending most of her time lying in her bed. Audran and Piccoli begin a passionate love affair that will lead them to get rid of their respective spouses. The events described in this acid description of the french provincial bourgeoisie are based on a real story.

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   French Married, fooling around?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker/wife Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   castle    -   theater

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   sex under blankets

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