L'Elegant Criminel (1990)




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Pierre Lacenaire is among the most notorious killers in French history. This well-wrought drama, tells his story. It begins in 1836 as the icy but somehow charming and intellectual Lacenaire awaits his execution and through a series of flashbacks chronicles the events and reasons why he has ended up on Death Row.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
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Written By: Georges Conchon, Francis Girod


Daniel Auteuil

as Pierre-Fran?ois Lace...
Marie-Armelle Deguy

as Princess Ida
Fran?ois P?rier

as Lacenaire's Father
Genvieve Casil

as Lacenaire's Mother
Genevi?ve Casile

as Lacenaire's Mother
Jean Davy

as Alphonse Damoiseau
G?rard Desarthe

as Professor Tonnelier
Vincent Vallier

as Doctor Brianchon
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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