Claude Piéplu (Paul Delamare), Michel Piccoli (Pierre Maury), Stéphane Audran (Lucienne)
Reims Polar

Wedding in Blood

Claude Chabrol

Prix Claude-Chabrol

From this year on, Reims Polar asked the Claude Chabrol Prize-winning filmmaker to choose and introduce one of his favorite films directed by Claude Chabrol.

Sébastien Marnier chose Wedding in Blood, shot in 1973.

Lucienne and Pierre are having an affair. Lucienne’s husband, Paul, is the mayor and a French deputy. Pierre is close to him and becomes the vice-mayor. When his wife Clotilde, who has been sick for years, suddenly dies, everyone believes in a suicide. But Pierre confesses otherwise to his lover Lucienne, and Paul discovers their affair…


  • Director
    Claude Chabrol
  • Production
    André Génovès
  • Script
    Claude Chabrol
  • Cinematography
    Jean Rabier
  • Editing
    Jacques Gaillard
  • Music
    Pierre Jansen


  • Stéphane Audran
  • Michel Piccoli
  • Claude Piéplu
  • Clotilde Joano
  • Eliana De Santis
  • Daniel Lecourtois
  • Ermanno Casanova


  • Origin
    France & Italy
  • Copy
    Restored version
  • Year
  • Duration
  • Language



+33 1 53 92 29 29

Projections de films