L'Elegant Criminel (1990) - Rotten Tomatoes

L'Elegant Criminel (1990)





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Pierre Lacenaire is among the most notorious killers in French history. This well-wrought drama, tells his story. It begins in 1836 as the icy but somehow charming and intellectual Lacenaire awaits his execution and through a series of flashbacks chronicles the events and reasons why he has ended up on Death Row.


Daniel Auteuil
as Pierre-François Lacenaire
Marie-Armelle Deguy
as Princess Ida
as Hermine
François Périer
as Lacenaire's Father
Genvieve Casil
as Lacenaire's Mother
Geneviève Casile
as Lacenaire's Mother
Jean Davy
as Alphonse Damoiseau
Gérard Desarthe
as Professor Tonnelier
Vincent Vallier
as Doctor Brianchon
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This opulent and complex film thrusts a tour-de-force role onto Daniel Auteuil.

June 4, 2018 | Full Review…

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