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Les Enfants Terribles (1950): “I won’t be free until you’re dead.”

Based on Jean Cocteau’s 1929 novel of the same name,¬†Les Enfants Terribles¬†(1950, dir. Jean-Pierre Melville), translated as ‘The Terrible Children’, is a story of a brother and sister pair whose toxic relationship and bitter mindgames draw people in, and attempts to poison everyone they touch. After recently finishing the book, I immediately sought after the […]