Episode 18: Elevator to the Gallows

Elevator to the GallowsThis week, we watch the amazing noir/French New Wave hybrid, Elevator to the Gallows!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because, seriously, it’s amazing. This film is currently available on Hulu Plus and on DVD.

Join us on February 21st for our episode on Night and the City!

Elevator to the Gallows (1958)
Elevator to the Gallows poster Rating: 8.0/10 (20,229 votes)
Director: Louis Malle
Writer: Roger Nimier (adaptation), Louis Malle (adaptation), Roger Nimier (dialogue), Noël Calef (novel), Noël Calef (pre-adaptation)
Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Maurice Ronet, Georges Poujouly, Yori Bertin
Runtime: 91 min
Rated: Not Rated
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Released: 29 Jan 1958
Plot: A self-assured businessman murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events.

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