GOUPI MAINS ROUGES (1943)

The Goupi are a corrupt family who all come under suspicion when one of them is murdered for her money.

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Introduction

Filmed in Charente, Becker’s rural black comedy bravely contradicted the notion of celebrating country life – ‘La France profonde’ – during the Occupation.

The Goupi are a corrupt family who all come under suspicion when one of them is murdered for her hoard of money. The authentic accents and setting have made the film into a rediscovered classic.

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