If you don't have any login, please register yourself
Wild Bunch - THE MYSTERY OF THE YELLOW ROOM

Bruno Podalydès

THE MYSTERY OF THE YELLOW ROOM

LE MYSTERE DE LA CHAMBRE JAUNE

Status: Completed

Director(s): Bruno Podalydès

Long synopsis : Following the attempted murder of Mathilde, beautiful daughter of the renowned Professor Stangerson, Joseph Rouletabille, a young reporter, accompanied by his photographer friend Sainclair, visits the Château du Glandier to try and shed some light on the mystery. Who was the attacker? What is his motive? And, above all, how did he manage to escape from the locked Yellow Room? The suspicions of redoubtable Inspector Frédéric Larsan, called in to investigate, fall heavily on Darzac, Mathilde Stangerson's fiancé… Wry, sophisticated, ludic, Bruno Podalydès' captivating comedy-thriller both exploits and subverts all the clichés of the country house whodunnit. With the aid of a sparkling cast and razor-sharp mise-en-scène, Podalydès effortlessly creates a dazzling, visually sumptuous and consummately stylish web of mystery and murder, powerfully reminiscent of Alain Resnais and the seductive world of Robert Altman's Gosford Park.

Cast

  • Denis Podalydès, Jean-Noël Brouté, Sabine Azéma, Pierre Arditi, Claude Rich, Olivier Gourmet

Crew

  • Director(s): Bruno Podalydès
  • DP: Christophe Beaucarne
  • Based on the novel from: Gaston Leroux
  • Original Title: LE MYSTERE DE LA CHAMBRE JAUNE
  • Genre(s): Comedy, Crime, Mystery

  • Production company: WHY NOT PRODUCTIONS
  • Production date: 2002
  • Language: French
  • Duration: 118 min

Posters