Wedding in Blood

Wedding in Blood

Film poster
Directed by Claude Chabrol
Produced by André Génovès
Written by Claude Chabrol
Starring Stéphane Audran
Michel Piccoli
Music by Pierre Jansen
Cinematography Jean Rabier
Edited by Jacques Gaillard
Monique Gaillard
Release dates
  • April 1973 (1973-04)
Running time
95 minutes
Country France
Language French

Wedding in Blood (French: Les Noces rouges) is a 1973 French thriller film directed by Claude Chabrol.[1] It was entered into the 23rd Berlin International Film Festival.[2]


Pierre Maury, a local politician in a small French town, is the lover of Lucienne Delamare. Her husband is the local mayor and he eventually comes across this secret relationship. Instead of being jealous, Paul Delamare reacts by taking advantage of this situation. He blackmails Pierre Maury.



  1. "Wedding in Blood". Retrieved 2014-03-03.
  2. " Awards for Wedding in Blood". Retrieved 29 June 2010.

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