Ascenseur Pour L'Echafaud 1958
a 1958 French film directed by Louis Malle. It was released as Elevator to the Gallows in the USA (aka Frantic) and as Lift to the Scaffold in the UK. It stars Jeanne Moreau and Maurice Ronet as criminal lovers whose perfect crime begins to unravel when Ronet is trapped in an elevator. The film is often associated by critics with the film noir style. According to recent studies, it also introduces very peculiar narrative and editing techniques so that it can be considered a very important experience at the base of the Nouvelle Vague and the so-called New Modern Cinema.
The movie presents also unique and completely new solutions in the history of cinema in the relationship between music and image.
The score by Miles Davis has been described by jazz critic Phil Johnson as "the loneliest trumpet sound you will ever hear, and the model for sad-core music ever since. Hear it and weep."
Here 'Tis.....enjoy! (included extra takes on this list)
Ascenseur- Évasion De Julien
Assassinat (Take 1) Visite Du Vigile
Assassinat (Take 2) Julien Dans L'Ascenseur
Assassinat (Take 3) L'Assassinat De Carala
Au Bar Du Petit Bac
Chez Le Photographe Du Motel
Dîner Au Motel.
Final (Take 1)
Final (Take 2)
Final (Take 3) Chez Le Photographe Du Motel
Florence Sur Les Champs-Élysées
Julien Dans L'Ascenseur
L'Assassinat De Carala
Le Petit Bal (Take 1)
Le Petit Bal (Take 2) Au Bar Du Petit Bac
Motel- Dîner Au Motel
Nuit Sur Les Champs-Élysées (Take 1)
Nuit Sur Les Champs-Élysées (Take 2)
Nuit Sur Les Champs-Élysées (Take 3)
Nuit Sur Les Champs-Élysées (Take 4)
Séquence Voiture (Take 1)
Séquence Voiture (Take 2) Sur L'Autoroute
Visite Du Vigile
Évasion De Julien