UW Cinematheque | Lady Killer (Gueule d’amour) (1937)

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Vilas Hall, Rm. 4070
@ 6:45 pm - 7:30 pm

The first collaboration between filmmaker Grémillon and legendary leading man Gabin features the young actor as a Casanova of the French Foreign Legion– “lady killer” Lucien Bourrache – who meets his match in the mysterious seductress Madeleine (Balin).“Every frame of this exquisite masterpiece is beautifully shot, brimming with movement and life…Gremillon demonstrates his unsurpassed technical skill and humanity as one of France’s greatest directors” (Philip Lopate).