Royaume-Uni Edition, PAL/Region 0 DVD: SON: Français ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), Anglais ( Sous-titres ), SUPPLEMENTS: Accès De Scène, Ensemble De Boîte, Ensemble De Multi-DVD, Menu Interactif, SYNOPSIS: Claude Chabrol, the originator of the French 'Nouvelle Vague' film movement, gets the box set treatment. Known in some circles as the 'French Hitchcock' for his mastery of the suspense medium, and appreciation of the aforementioned director.
Les Biches / Bad Girls (1968): Stéphane Audran is Frédérique, a wealthy woman with lesbian leanings who, on a whim, picks up a young, attractive, impoverished Parisian girl. The relationship that develops is complicated with the arrival of Paul, who becomes a lover to both. However, Frédérique is determined to have him all to herself.
La Femme Infidèle / The Unfaithful Wife (1969): Hélène's (Stéphane Audran) predatory needs are causing problems in her marriage. Believing that his wife may be cheating on him, Charles (Michael Bouquet) hires a private detective. When his worst fears are confirmed, Charles confronts her lover in this tale of betrayal and murder.
Que La Bête Meure (aka: This Man Must Die) (1969): When his son is killed in a hit and run incident, Charles is determined to take revenge. A chance meeting introduces him to Paul, whom he suspects of the murder. He decides to infiltrate Paul's family by faking a love affair with his sister-in-law, only to find that the entire family despise him. It is through this hatred that Charles plots his revenge. A thrilling and twisted tale of vengeance.
Le Boucher / The Butcher (1970): Stéphane Audran plays a lonely schoolteacher who becomes...Claude Chabrol Collection - 8-DVD Box Set ( Les biches / La femme infidèle / Que la bête meure / Le boucher / Juste avant la nuit / Les noces rouges / Nada / Madame Bovary ) ( Bad Girls / The Unfaithful Wife / The Beast Must Die / The Butch