Diabolique (1955) by Henri-Georges Clouzot starring Simone Signoret


Dear Shaded Viewers,

This is a film that made an enormous impression  on me in my early  life.  Polanski's 1965 Repulsion was another film that I could not get out of my mind. I remember those acid moments when the hand touches the wall and the fingers seem to sink into it not to mention the rabbit head in Deneuve's purse or the murder of the landlord or even better the nail file and the blood with the client getting a manicure. By now you've probably seen the films but if not….




Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.