Lady Killer (Gueule d’amour)

  • Jean Grémillon /
  • France, Germany /
  • 1937 /
  • 90 mins

Jean Gabin, Mireille Balin, René Lefèvre, Marguerite Deval, Jane Marken, André Carnège / French

This dark romantic drama tracks the decline of a great seducer

This dark romantic drama tracks the decline of a great seducer (Jean Gabin) once he falls in love himself. This tale of amour fou exerts a sultry spell, as radiant beauty Mireille Balin threatens to destroy her once-proud lover, a ladies’ man now entrapped in her web. Sleek, luminous filmmaking and dazzling star power make this romantic tragedy a masterpiece from the great era of pre-war French cinema.

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