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The Cry of the Owl

The Cry of the Owl

The Cry of the Owl

1987 / 102min / DCP

DIRECTOR: CLAUDE CHABROL

CAST: CHRISTOPHE MALAVOY, MATHILDA MAY, JACQUES PENOT

A match made in heaven, as the always stylish Chabrol adapts Highsmith’s 1962 novel of the same name. A Parisian illustrator (Christophe Malavoy) gets more than he bargained for when Juliette (Mathilda May), the object of his distant obsession, decides to leave her husband for him, setting in motion a mechanism of schemes and whiplash double-crosses that land him before the law holding a smoking gun.