Elevator to the Gallows (Ascenseur pour l'echafaud)

Elevator to the Gallows (Ascenseur pour l'echafaud) PG

Louis Malle's debut feature was arguably the first film of the French New Wave. Jeanne Moreau stars as a woman waiting for her lover to return from murdering her husband. Their "perfect crime," however, goes spectacularly awry.

Genre

Drama

Cast

Jeanne Moreau | Maurice Ronet | Georges Poujouly | Yori Bertin | Jean Wall

Directors

Louis Malle