The Bridesmaid / La Demoiselle d’honneur (15) - screening
Summerhall - Red Lecture Theatre
When the master of French thrillers Claude Chabrol meets the mistress of English suspense ﬁction Ruth Rendell, the result is a potent if very classic blend. It's love at ﬁrst sight when bridesmaid Senta (Laura Smet) falls into the life of handsome young Philippe (Benoît Magimel) at the wedding of his younger sister . As their passion for one another intensiﬁes, Philippe slowly discovers that Senta is shrouded in mystery . When one day she asks Philippe to perform a terrible deed as proof of his love for her , Philippe must come to terms with who his lover might really be.
Cast Benoît Magimel, Laura Smet, Aurore Clément, Bernard Le Coq, Solene Bouton, Anna Mihalcea, Thomas Chabrol
Director Claude Chabrol I 110 mins French with English subtitles I UK Distributors: Cineﬁle
“Director Claude Chabrol returns to the work of crime novelist Ruth Rendell for this sinister thriller.” Radio Times