Les Fantômes du Chapelier
France – 1982 – Color – 120’
Direction: Claude Chabrol | Screenplay: Claude Chabrol, Georges Simenon (“Le Petit Tailleur et le Chapelier”) | Cinematography: Jean Rabier | Editing: Monique Fardoulis | Music: Matthieu Chabrol | Cast: Michel Serrault, Charles Aznavour, Monique Chaumette, François Cluzet, Aurore Clément | Production: Philippe Grumbach, François Ribaud de Gineste
A series of murders of middle-aged women shakes a small and peaceful provincial French town. An Armenian immigrant tailor suspects that the killer is a highly respectable local citizen who owns a hat store right in front of his house.
*Claude Chabrol won Best Director Award at Mystfest in 1982.