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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

    Synopsis

    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.

    Source : Wikipedia

    Actors (16)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Universal Pictures (France)

    French distribution :

    Universal Pictures (France)

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    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

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Murder

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    1967

    French release :

    31/03/1967

    Runtime :

    1 h 45 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    31951

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Audio format :

    Mono