One Deadly Summer (1983)

AL 07/20/1984 (US) MysteryDrama 2h 10m


In spring 1976, a 19-year-old beauty, her German-born mother, and her crippled father move to the town of a firefighter nicknamed Pin-Pon. Everyone notices the provocative Eliane. She singles out Pin-Pon and soon is crying on his shoulder (she's myopic and hates her reputation as a dunce and as easy); she moves in with him, knits baby clothes, and plans their wedding. Is this love or some kind of plot? She asks Pin-Pon's mother and aunt about the piano in the barn: who delivered it on a November night in 1955? Why does she want to know, and what does it have to do with her mother's sorrows, her father's injury, this quick marriage, and the last name on her birth certificate?

  1. Sébastien Japrisot

    Novel, Writer

  2. Jean Becker


Top Billed Cast

  1. Isabelle Adjani

    Isabelle Adjani

    Eliane Wieck, aka 'Elle'

  2. Alain Souchon

    Alain Souchon

    Fiorimonto Montecciari, aka 'Pin-Pon'

  3. Suzanne Flon

    Suzanne Flon

    Nine, aka 'Cognata'

  4. Jenny Clève

    Jenny Clève

    Mrs. Montecciari, Pin-Pon's Mother

  5. Maria Machado

    Maria Machado

    Paula Wieck Devigne, aka 'Eva Braun', Eliane's mother

  6. Evelyne Didi

    Evelyne Didi

    Miss Dieu, aka 'Calamité', schoolmistress of Eliane

  7. Jean Gaven

    Jean Gaven

    Leballech, boss of the sawmill

  8. François Cluzet

    François Cluzet

    Mickey, brother of Pin-Pon

  9. Manuel Gélin

    Manuel Gélin

    Boubou, brother of Pin-Pon

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One Deadly Summer
One Deadly Summer

Original Title L'Été meurtrier

Status Released

Original Language French

Budget -

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