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Directed by Tony Richardson • 1966 • United Kingdom, France
Starring Jeanne Moreau, Ettore Manni
Jeanne Moreau delivers a sultry and powerful performance in this erotic tale of human eccentricity. When a small French farming village is plagued by a series of floods, fires and animal poisonings, a sexually repressed, psychopathic schoolteacher blames her lover, an Italian woodcutter, for the crimes.