Stanislas Previne is a young sociologist, preparing a thesis on criminal women. He meets in prison Camille Bliss to interview her. Camille is accused to have murdered her lover Arthur and ... See full summary »
One of the more obscure Truffauts. If Hollywood had their wits about them the remake rights to this or Henry Farrell's original 1967 novel could be acquired for a song and almost unchanged would make a terrific Catwoman origins story.
All it would need is a new ending in which Our Heroine uses her practised skills as a manipulator to persuade the prison psychiatrist examining her to just this once let her put on her old costume again, engineer her escape; and with her back at large a franchise would be born!!
But who would they find today to fill the late Ms Lafont's ankle boots?