1947: Quai des Orfèvres


Rialto Pictures

– Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot

– Stacker score: 87

– Metascore: 89

– IMDb user rating: 7.8

– Runtime: 106 minutes

Based on a novel, this French crime drama follows a music hall performer and her jealous husband as they attempt to cover up a murder. Seattle Times critic Moira Macdonald wrote, “For those with a taste for classic movies, it’s like finding a buried treasure.” It was director Henri-Georges Clouzot’s first film in the wake of his controversial masterpiece “Le Corbeau.”