Les Liens de sang (Blood Relatives)

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Making a rare visit to Canada, Claude Chabrol cowrote and directed the low-pressure psychological melodrama Blood Relatives (Les Liens de sang). Donald Sutherland and Donald Pleasence head the cast in this story of the aftermath of a brutal murder. The victim, a 17-year-old girl, was apparently raped before she died, leading Carella (Sutherland) to believe that she was killed by a sex maniac. Pedophile Doniac (Pleasence) tops the suspect list, but don't be too sure. The truth is much "closer to home" than anyone realizes at first. Lisa Langlois, who made something of a career of Canadian scare flicks, makes her screen debut in Blood Relatives; also appearing, is Chabrol's wife Stephane Audran. Blood Relatives was based on a novel by Ed McBain (aka Evan Hunter), of 87th Precinct fame; the film was released in the US in 1981, three years after its completion. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Stéphane Audran
as Mrs. Lowery
Micheline Lanctôt
as Mrs. Carella
Aude Landry
as Patricia
David Hemmings
as Armstrong
Walter Massey
as Mr. Lowery
Tim Henry
as Captain Marriott
Victor Knight
as Medical Examiner
Robert King
as 1st Policeman
Victor Désy
as 2nd Policeman
John Boylan
as 3rd Policeman
Michael Hershewe
as Albert Tiger De Coco
Floyd Levine
as Dr. Harris
Yvonne Wilder
as Phyllis De Coco
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