France, 1943
Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot
Cast: Pierre Fresnay, Ginette Leclerc, Micheline Francey
Screenwriter: Henri-Georges Clouzot, Louis Chavance
Cinematography: Nicolas Hayer
Music: Tony Aubin
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Black & White
Aspect Ratio: 1.37:1
Language: French with English subtitles
Running Time: 92 minutes

Salacious accusations swirl as a series of poison pen letters circulates through a small French town – all signed with the nom-de-plume “The Raven.” The primary target of the letters, Dr. Rémy Germain (Pierre Fresnay), struggles to deduce the identity of the anonymous rumormonger before the town destroys itself. 

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Reviews and Quotes 2

"UNFORGETTABLE...Le Corbeau is a hellbrew that has lost not a fraction of its flavor, and it feels all to pertinent
to the age of trolls."
— Anthony Lane, The New Yorker

— Philip French, The Guardian

"As brilliantly nasty as [Clouzot's later] Wages of Fear and Diabolique or indeed anything this misanthropic filmmaker ever did." 
— J. Hoberman, The Village Voice

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