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Elevator to the Gallows

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Elevator to the Gallows
Elevator to the Gallows
Image courtesy of Rialto Pictures
Elevator to the Gallows
Elevator to the Gallows
Image courtesy of Rialto Pictures
Elevator to the Gallows
Elevator to the Gallows
Image courtesy of Rialto Pictures
Elevator to the Gallows
Elevator to the Gallows
Image courtesy of Rialto Pictures
Elevator to the Gallows
Elevator to the Gallows
Image courtesy of Rialto Pictures
Elevator to the Gallows
Elevator to the Gallows
Image courtesy of Rialto Pictures
Elevator to the Gallows - Trailer
Elevator to the Gallows
Elevator to the Gallows
Elevator to the Gallows
Elevator to the Gallows
Elevator to the Gallows
Elevator to the Gallows

Elevator to the Gallows

(Louis Malle, 1958)

Tue, Nov 12, 2013 7 PM

Louis Malle’s first feature Elevator to the Gallows helped usher in the beginnings of the French New Wave. With the help of her lover, Jeanne Moreau (in a star-making performance) plots the perfect murder of her husband in an inspired film-noir fusion of Robert Bresson and Alfred Hitchcock. Featuring an unforgettable improvised score by Miles Davis. (89 mins., 35mm). This film is programmed in conjunction with the Blues for Smoke exhibition, on view through December 29.

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