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Ascenseur pour l'échafaud

Ascenseur pour l'échafaud is a movie starring Jeanne Moreau, Maurice Ronet, and Georges Poujouly. A self-assured businessman murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of...

Other Titles
Lift to the Scaffold, Mia nyhta tou Savvatou, Lift za gubilište, Ascensor para o Cadafalso, Hissillä mestauslavalle, Asanser gia dolofonous, Felvonó a vérpadra, Assanser gia dolofonous, 死刑台のエレベーター, Hissen till galgen, Ascensor cap al cadafal, Fahrstuhl zum Schafott, Ascensor pentru esafod, Hiss till galgen, Ασανσέρ για δολοφόνους, Lift tapalavale, Lift za gubiliste, Elevator to the Gallows, Heisen til skafottet, Vytah na popraviste, İdam sehpası, Shikeidai no erebeetaa, Fim-de-Semana no Ascensor, De lift naar het schavot, Lift naar 't schavot, Elevator til skafottet, Ascensore per il patibolo, Frantic, Windą na szafot, Ascensor para el cadalso
Running Time
1 hours 31 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director
Louis Malle
Writer
Roger Nimier, Noël Calef, Noël Calef, Louis Malle, Roger Nimier
Actors
Yori Bertin, Maurice Ronet, Jeanne Moreau, Georges Poujouly
Country
France
Year
1958
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

A self-assured businessman murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events.

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Harry Palmer

In France, there is a director and a film student named Nicolas Coppola. His next project will be based on the story of a young gangster who has had his girlfriend kidnapped and left for dead. The director sets up a story that will go from the kidnapping of the young girl, to the investigation into the crime. The director is Nicolas Coppola, who did some pretty interesting films, such as, "The Godfather". "Romeo and Juliet" is another. The story, based on "Don Quixote", is about the dying and never-ending love between Don Quixote and Juliet. The story is told in flashbacks, but it is never explained how the story is going to end. The most interesting part of the film is the mystery and the main character's journey. The main character is Quixote. The story is told through flashbacks, and the story is told through Quixote's memory. I think that the best thing about the film is that it is unpredictable. The mystery keeps the audience guessing. The main character is never revealed, and the director makes it up for with mystery. The film, in my opinion, is great. It's a good film that leaves you feeling good. If you are looking for a good film to watch, then I would recommend this film.

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Bobby Hamilton

I think that, after seeing the film 'Dancer in the Dark', the French director Michel Hazanavicius (aka 'Boris' in English) gave the French movie-going public an extra dose of sultry eroticism. I really enjoyed this film, and I must say that this is the best French movie I've seen yet. It is also the first movie that I've seen in English, and I'm glad that I finally got to see it. 'Dancer in the Dark' is a well-made movie with a very sensual atmosphere, and it is a must-see for lovers of cinema. Michel Hazanavicius' latest is one of the most erotic films I've seen in a very long time, and it has a great look to it. The movie is about a young, naive man (Maurice Lippa) who loves to travel around the world and has a very good luck. When he meets an old, brooding traveler (Michel Serrault) who is going to move from France to the US, he takes him along with him to explore the world. In the process, he meets a variety of characters that he meets along the way, and a lot of them are interesting. The characters are all very interesting, and the story is a lot of fun. I must say that I found it to be extremely erotic. The main character is always beautiful, and he is always sad and weak, but I think that he also has a lot of fun, and we see him in a lot of different situations. This film is definitely a good one. I recommend this movie to anyone who likes a good movie.

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Jane R.

This is a great film, and one of the best I've seen in a while. There is a lot going on in this film that is not clear to the audience at the beginning, but later in the film, it all becomes clearer. There are lots of twists and turns throughout, and I found the ending to be pretty satisfying. There were some flaws, but the ending was the only one that I didn't see coming, and so I was satisfied with that aspect. This is a good film, and it deserves to be seen by more people.

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Scott Robinson

Many reviews have compared this to "Dancer in the Dark" or "Thirteen Days." I can't help but think that the film is a bit more mature in its approach. The characters are a bit more realistic, although the women are pretty cliched. This is definitely not a chick flick, but there are some sexual innuendo here and there. There is a great scene in which a woman gets beaten up and is tied to a chair by her boyfriend, and then the boyfriend beats her up, and then she gets beaten up by her boyfriend and then gets tied up to a chair. It is just a good movie to watch if you are bored one day. I enjoyed the film very much and recommend it to anyone who likes the psychological thriller genre. It is not a movie that people will leave their TV on, but it is certainly worth watching once. 8/10

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Tyler R.

A very enjoyable and sophisticated film about the corrupt and often cruel life of a young, mentally unstable, young lawyer who falls in love with a young man with a few connections in the FBI. The law is never blind in his pursuit of the corrupt and unscrupulous, and at times is even willing to help them in exchange for favors and protection. This is a very well done film that reminds me of the other "Raging Bull" film by Francis Ford Coppola, and in some ways that film has the same qualities. I would have liked the film to have a little more of an action or action-adventure feel, but it is still a very good movie. I like to think of it as the kind of film you could see at least once in your life. I give it an 8 out of 10. This is a very entertaining movie and a very nice family movie. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

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Alexander W.

I really liked this film. It is very well made, with the music, camera and locations really working together. I'm not really a fan of French films, but this one was an exception, and it was quite good. It is not really a good film, but it is a film, and not only that. It is also a very good film that I can watch again and again. It is based on the true story of a criminal named Jean-Louis Verfremdier, who is responsible for a number of murders that are extremely sadistic and revolting. A very good film, and I think it deserves more attention. 8 out of 10.

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Dylan Little

I'm a big fan of Guy Ritchie, but I was a bit skeptical about this film. The trailers don't show it in a good light. It's a little too violent, a little too violent. I didn't find the plot that interesting. I expected more plot. It's a gangster movie, a bit of action, a bit of drama. It's a good film. It's not perfect, but it's not a bad film either. I recommend it.

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Janet Moreno

I am not one for Latin films. This one caught me by surprise. The actor playing the "father" is a bit of a surprise. He is very different from most of the Latin actors that I've seen. He is incredibly articulate and speaks in a very strong, high pitched tone. The entire movie is centered around his development of his character and I can't wait to see what happens with the rest of the story. I am very excited about this movie. It's a strong story, very intense and some great acting. If you are looking for an exciting movie with interesting characters this is the film for you. This movie should not be viewed as a true sequel to "The Killing Fields" because the story and the characters are very different. But this is definitely a film I would watch again and again.

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Zachary S.

I don't know why some people are giving this movie such a bad rating. The film is an excellent example of a man with no money who goes on a killing spree. Although the story is quite predictable the action scenes are very well done and the acting is not bad either. If you want to see a good movie about a man with no money go for The Lucky One.

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Christian Reed

This film is one of the best I've seen since The Last House on the Left, and it is even better than that. The film is about a serial killer who's victims are completely random, some of the victims are fat women, some are thin, some are old, some are young. Some of the victims are well-known, some of them are unknown. The main character is a great actor who also plays a part of a doctor. This is an excellent film, with great actors, good locations and even better editing.

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Theresa

What is needed is the ability to understand what really is happening in the world, and what kind of messages are being sent. What are the repercussions of an act that may go unnoticed by most of the world? What are the consequences if the perpetrators are not punished? And what happens to the victims? How do we deal with it? The movie has a great way to handle this, and gives you a lot to think about after it ends.

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Eric

I was really looking forward to this film after reading some positive reviews from other critics and having seen it on the big screen, and I was disappointed. But I can't say I was disappointed enough to write a lengthy review on this site. This is a fascinating and extremely well-acted film. I found myself drawn in to the characters, the story and the locale. This is a film that deserves its reputation as a "B" film. I think it would be a mistake to say that this is a "bad" film, since it is not. It is a good film, and one of the best of its kind that I have seen. All I can say is that I will be watching this film again and will be recommending it to my friends and family. The film has an excellent cast, which was made up of some very well known actors. I would like to see the cast members in more films, to see what they can do. I would also like to see a film that will attract international acclaim. I think this film has the potential to do that, and I look forward to seeing it. I think the key for a successful film is to create a good story and characters. The film's main theme is about the importance of the family, and it does a good job of that. I thought the main characters of the film were very well cast and the characters that played them were believable. The story and the location were very well thought out. The film's director was very well-directed and he did an excellent job. The film was well-acted, but not spectacularly so. I think the actors deserved a little bit more credit. All in all, this was a very good film. I would recommend this film to anyone who wants to watch a good film, but not one that is one of the best films that I have seen. My score: 8/10

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Gary Henderson

I saw this film on a free "channel 5" film festival. Although this was a few years ago, the themes still seem relevant. Some of the things that are said in this film are really frightening. It's not just about the police and terrorism but also about the corruption within the criminal underworld. This movie is a must watch for anyone who wants to be involved in French cinema. This film has a lot of heart and a lot of soul. I'm sure that many will find this film to be a little bit of a tear-jerker. If you are not into sadist thrillers, then I recommend that you watch this film instead. However, if you are a fan of French cinema, then you should definitely watch this film.

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Billy N.

This movie was simply a masterpiece. I was amazed that the director got a lot of money from the media for the film's success. There are many reasons to appreciate this movie. It's a fantastic depiction of the French Resistance. It's a marvelous story of how a common person could be the mastermind behind an action. This movie makes you think and you will wonder why France would allow such a wonderful crime. It also makes you think about the French government and how they were complicit in allowing such a crime. And the amazing story and the beautiful cinematography makes you realize that even if the French government was complicit in the crime, the French people were equally involved. I recommend this film to anyone who wants to learn more about the French Resistance and the French Revolution.

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Anthony

I have to say that I am still trying to figure out how I feel about this film. I found it to be very well made, and the performances were excellent. I thought it was interesting that the main character was a woman, but that is where my confusion begins. The main character is a woman who has a lesbian relationship with another woman. In fact, she is not a lesbian, but a bisexual woman. In that aspect, she is somewhat a bit confusing, but her relationship with her lover is shown to be a very real one. The way the woman expresses herself is very important for the film. The film is about this woman trying to keep her identity hidden, and she is totally believable in her motives. In addition, I was very impressed with the fact that the director chose to use actual German actors in the supporting roles. I believe that this was a very wise choice, because, in the end, this film is not about Hollywood films, but more about the people involved. If you don't understand this, don't worry. You will still enjoy the film.

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Brian Vasquez

This movie is a masterpiece in terms of production and screenplays. It's well acted, well directed, well scripted, and an overall great movie. It's the perfect movie to watch if you're into French culture. I can't think of anything to complain about. The movie is a 2-hour long docudrama and the director doesn't try to prove that it's a movie. It's all about the "experience" of the characters and what they feel while watching the movie. I was impressed by this movie. It's one of the best movies I have ever seen.

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Craig Holmes

I don't think I've seen a movie quite like this before, and it may be that the style of the movie was not quite to my taste, but I loved the movie. It was not too long, and it did not have a lot of action or nudity, but I did like the story. I think the director did a good job with what he had. I thought the ending was very well done. I didn't like how the movie was going to end, but it ended up being better than expected, and I didn't expect it to be as good as it turned out to be. I think that this movie is a must see, and I would recommend it to anyone who likes movies that are good in the crime genre. 8/10

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Joshua P.

I've heard people say that this film is just about sex, and if that's true, then it's very good. I really liked the way it was shot. There's really a certain beauty to this movie. It has a great feel and if you look at the cast you'll notice that they really fit their roles. Everyone does a great job. It really feels like you're right in the middle of it. I also really liked how they went back and forth between the past and the present. That's one of the things that makes the film so intense, because it goes from one scene to the next and back. And it really keeps you on the edge of your seat, like you don't know what's going to happen next. And I was also happy to see that it didn't turn into a typical revenge film. There's a lot of action and some violence, but the director really focuses on the characters and not on the violence. I really like the way it goes back and forth between the past and the present. I'm not a big fan of films that give the viewer a sense that they're watching a documentary. There's a couple of scenes where there's a lot of violence, but the director really focuses on the characters and the feelings that they're going through. I think it's a really good movie and I think it's a must-see for all lovers of cinema. I gave it an eight out of ten, because there are a few things that are a little bit strange. It's a little too long, and the sex scenes are a little bit too graphic. But it's a good movie.

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Ashley G.

I watched this movie as a tourist, and I have to say that I was impressed. The movie is a mix of a serial killer (played by French actor Jean-Pierre Cassel) and a hostage-taker (played by Yvan Attal). The movie is about a serial killer who kills people by throwing them into a hole in a river and then walking away. The movie is very well done. It is not all about the serial killer and it is a little bit confusing, but it is an interesting movie. I would say that this movie deserves a very good rating. It is very different and it is a good movie.

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Mary M.

This is a very good movie, but I have to say, "look out for the "oil painting" scene, and the "dinner scene" too"

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Jacob

My rating is 8/10. I'd say it's one of the best police drama's I've seen in a long time, and definitely one of the best I've ever seen! I've seen the movie several times and it keeps getting better and better. It's a great look into the world of the police in France. I highly recommend it!

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Lori D.

He is an Algerian man living in Paris. On the advice of his friend, he joins a gang and gradually takes over the gang. His gang is led by a Tunisian man, Hassan. But Hassan is not the only one who has something to hide. Many other people are in on the game, and they are not even aware of it. I liked this movie. There are many things to like about it. The acting is very good. The story is very intriguing. The action is good. But, the film does get a little slow at times. And the story does sometimes feel very melodramatic. I would recommend this movie to anyone looking for a great action-thriller. It's definitely worth watching. 8/10

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Kathleen L.

Alain Delon is perhaps one of the most interesting directors working today, having made a number of films that have been very successful and influential. He has a rather unique style, and as a result it is easy to be distracted from his brilliant direction and screenplay. A problem with many of his films is that they seem to lose the audience completely, so that it becomes difficult to find the connection between the story and the acting. However, "The Architect" is another of his films that is a beautiful, stylish, and well-written film. It may be very difficult for most to understand it, but this is definitely not a film that will leave you cold. It's not an easy film to understand at all. It's very well-made, and I can see that Delon did a lot of work on the film. As a result, this film is very impressive. The only negative thing about this film is that it's a bit long, and I would have liked it a bit more. However, this is probably the film most people would enjoy, and I would highly recommend it.