UW Cinematheque | Le Seins de Glace (Someone is Bleeding)
July 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
LES SEINS DE GLACE
(SOMEONE IS BLEEDING)
France, Italy| 1974| DCP| 106 min.| French with English subtitles
Director: Georges Lautner
Cast: Alain Delon, Mireille Darc, Claude Brasseur
Beachside in Nice, writer François (Brasseur, star of Godard’s Band of Outsiders) meets the beautiful, wealthy, and mysterious widow Peggy (Darc). Warned of Peggy’s dark and violent past by her protective attorney (Delon), François nonetheless falls hard while bodies begin piling up. A classic femme fatale thriller, Les seins de glace is an adaptation of Someone is Bleeding, an American novel by the celebrated genre author and screenwriter Richard Matheson (I Am Legend). The film has been released in the U.S. under the book’s title, as well as a more literal translation of its French title, Icy Breasts.