("The Devils,") also known as Diabolique
, is a French
suspense-thriller made in 1955 and directed by Henri Georges Clouzot
. Christina and Nicole, respectively the wife and mistress
of Michel the Jerk Ass
school headmaster, conspire to kill him. However, after they carry it out, his body disappears, and then things just get weirder. Christina and Nicole are played by Vera Clouzot
and Simone Signoret
.Remade in the U.S.
in 1996, with Sharon Stone
as Nicole the mistress, Isabelle Adjani
as Mia the wife, Chazz Palminteri
as the brutish husband, and Kathy Bates
as the police detective.
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