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FILM: Le Boucher (dir. Claude Chabrol, 1970)

Seventyseven Film Club
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Doors 8pm
£3 entry

In tribute to the late Stephane Audran, we are screening Chabrol's 1970 French New Wave classic Le Boucher.

During a wedding celebration in a small rural French village, schoolteacher Helene (Stephane Audran) strikes up a conversation with the local butcher Popaul (Jean Yanne), who has just returned from a fifteen year spell in the army. As their unlikely friendship blossoms into a tentative courtship, the town falls victim to a serial killer preying on the women of the village. Just as Helene finds herself falling for Popaul, she simultaneously begins to have her suspicions ...