The Cry of the Owl


1h 42m 1987

Brief Synopsis

A depressed draughtsman, seeking escape from his vindictive wife, becomes a peeping tom -- until his liason with the object of his desire leads to blackmail and murder.

Film Details

Also Known As
Cri du hibou, Le, Cry of the Owl
Release Date
1987
Production Company
Civitecasa Films; Efc Productions
Distribution Company
United International Pictures
Location
France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m

Synopsis

A depressed draughtsman, seeking escape from his vindictive wife, becomes a peeping tom -- until his liason with the object of his desire leads to blackmail and murder.

Film Details

Also Known As
Cri du hibou, Le, Cry of the Owl
Release Date
1987
Production Company
Civitecasa Films; Efc Productions
Distribution Company
United International Pictures
Location
France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in France October 28, 1987

Released in Switzerland October 1988

Released in United States June 5, 1992

Released in United States October 16, 1991

Released in United States Summer June 5, 1992

Shown at AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival (International Gala Premiere) April 14-28, 1988.

Shown at Cartagena International Film Festival June 1988.

Shown at Perspectives on French Cinema, New York City April 9 & 10, 1988.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 8-17, 1988.

Shown in New York City (Walter Reade Theater) as part of program "Just Before Midnight: The Cinema of Claude Chabrol" July 23 - August 19, 1999.

color

dialogue French

subtitled English

rtg MPAA NONE

Released in United States June 5, 1992 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States Summer June 5, 1992

Released in Switzerland October 1988

Released in United States October 16, 1991 (Film Forum; New York City)

Released in France October 28, 1987