The Butcher (1970)

NR 12/19/1971 (US) ThrillerCrimeDrama 1h 33m
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An unlikely friendship between a dour, working class butcher and a repressed schoolteacher coincides with a grisly series of Ripper-type murders in a provincial French town.

  1. Claude Chabrol

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Stéphane Audran

    Stéphane Audran

    Hélène Davile, aka 'Mlle Hélène'

  2. Jean Yanne

    Jean Yanne

    Paul Thomas, aka 'Popaul'

  3. Roger Rudel

    Roger Rudel

    Commissioner Grumbach

  4. Antonio Passalia


  5. Mario Beccara

    Mario Beccara

    Léon Hamel

  6. William Guérault


  7. Pascal Ferone

    Father Charpy

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The Butcher
The Butcher

Original Title Le Boucher

Status Released

Original Language French

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