Violette

  • 1978
  • Movie
  • R
  • Biography, Crime

In the 1930s Paris was both shocked and titillated by the sensational patricide committed by 19-year old Violette Noziere. She was sentenced to death for the poisoning death of her father and an attempt on her mother's life as well; the sentence was commuted to life imprisonment. The case held great fascination for many artists of the era. Claude Chabrol...read more

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02:06 — Violette Leduc, born out of wedlock at the beginning of the 20th century, encountered Simone de Beauvoir in the post-WWII years in St-Germain-des-Prés (more…)
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  • Released: 1978
  • Rating: R
  • Review: In the 1930s Paris was both shocked and titillated by the sensational patricide committed by 19-year old Violette Noziere. She was sentenced to death for the poisoning death of her father and an attempt on her mother's life as well; the sentence was commut… (more)

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