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The Champagne Murders

The Champagne Murders

A Feature film by Claude Chabrol

Produced by Universal Pictures (France)

Release in France : 31/03/1967

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Universal Pictures (France)

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Universal Pictures (France)

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Following a car accident, Paul Wagner suffers a head injury he is struggling to recover fully and can not manage his business of trading of champagne. Christine Belling advantage of the situation to try to sell the company, while Paul denies. Murders are committed: it is likely that Paul is the culprit. He then approaches Christine for her support. But she is murdered in turn. Paul is obviously the prime suspect in the eyes of investigators. Paul is suspicious of Jacqueline, his secretary, who is at the heart of this case. Jacqueline is related to Christopher, husband of Christine. We then discover that they have joined forces to divert capital from Paul Wagner.

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Full credits (16)

Assistant directors :

Pierre Gauchet, Vincent Gardair

Original idea :

William Benjamin

Director of Photography :

Jean Rabier

Assistant Operator :

Paul Bonis

Production Manager :

Fred Surin

Continuity supervisor :

Denise Gaillard

Costume designer :

Maurice Albray

Still Photographer :

Pierre Zucca

Producers :

Raymond Eger, Jacques Natteau

Screenwriters :

Claude Brûlé, Paul Gégauff, Derek Prouse

Sound Recordist :

Guy Chichignoud

Camera Operator :

Claude Zidi

Editor :

Jacques Gaillard

Music Composer :

Pierre Jansen

Artistic Director :

Rino Mondellini

Location Manager :

Pierre Cottance

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Feature film

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100% French (France)

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1 h 45 min

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