Crescendo

(1970)

Overview

An innocent project transforms into a perilous nightmare when researcher Susan Roberts arrives in France in search of information on a deceased composer. She contacts his widow whose mental deterioration, precipitated by the death of her husband, manifests itself in psychotic dementia. The young woman's arrival triggers an obsessive desire to marry her crippled son to Susan, ensuring by this union that the genius of the father will be passed on to future generations.

  1. Alan Gibson

    Director

  2. Alfred Shaughnessy

    Screenplay

  3. Jimmy Sangster

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Stefanie Powers

    Susan Roberts

  2. James Olson

    James Olson

    Georges Ryman / Jacques Ryman

  3. Joss Ackland

    Joss Ackland

    Carter

  4. Margaretta Scott

    Margaretta Scott

    Danielle Ryman

  5. Jane Lapotaire

    Jane Lapotaire

    Lillianne

Full Cast & Crew

Crescendo
Crescendo

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • November 29, 1972
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget -

Revenue -

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