Diabolique (Les Diaboliques) Reviews

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August 13, 2007
Although this has a few hallucinating bits of terror, the film is primarily a creaky-door type of melodrama.
August 13, 2007
Cruel, sour, and -- unfortunately -- very effective.
Top Critic
January 26, 2006
A great piece of Guignol misanthropy.
May 20, 2003
This is one of the dandiest mystery dramas that has shown here in goodness knows when.
January 1, 2000
[Creates] a diabolical double-reverse plot that keeps the audience guessing right up to the thoroughly implausible final scene.
January 1, 2000
With a deliciously curvy and complex plot, Diabolique is a masterpiece of suspense -- as accomplished as anything done by Hitchcock.
May 31, 2018
Straight-up terrifying melodrama.
December 16, 2017
Diabolique is as precise and accomplished as anything in Hitchcock's canon, a film of grueling suspense and startling shocks in an overcast, gray world of decay...
June 6, 2017
Part-noir, part-neo-Gothic horror, Diabolique is that most delicious breed of suspense thriller, beginning innocently enough, but soon peeling back layer after layer of corruption, scheming and transgression.
February 24, 2017
Rarely if ever has such a wallow in the sickeningly macabre been passed for distribution in this country.
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