Sombre

Locarno 1998
Special Jury Prize
Toronto International
Film Festival 1998
Karlovy Vary International
Film Festival 1999

Sombre

A Film by Philippe Grandrieux

1999 - France - Drama/Horror - DCP - 112 min.

with Elina Löwensohn , Marc Barbé & Géraldine Voillat

Language: French
Produced by Catherine Jacques

Following the route of the Tour de France, a solitary motorist Jean periodically stops off to pick up and brutally kill prostitutes. During a rain storm, he runs into a young woman, Claire, whose car has broken down. He offers her a lift...

Locarno 1998
Special Jury Prize
Toronto International
Film Festival 1998
Karlovy Vary International
Film Festival 1999

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