L’été meurtrier (1983)

Director: Jean Becker
Studio: Societe Nouvelle de Cinematographie (SNC), C.A.P.A.C., TF1 Films Production

Starring: Isabelle Adjani, Alain Souchon, Suzanne Flon, Jenny Cleve, Maria Machado, Evelyne Didi, Jean Gaven, Francois Cluzet, Manuel Gelin, Roger Carel, Michel Galabru, Marie-Pierre Casey, Cecile Vassort, Edith Scob, Virginie Vignon.

—In a small town in the south of France, an earnest auto mechanic and aspiring firefighter falls under the spell of a mysterious and sexy newcomer to his community. Their burgeoning romantic bond is complicated by her mental instability and a brutal secret from the past
—Oozing sensuality, the seductively alluring, Eliane Wieck, arrives with her demure German mother and her disabled father in a rural southern French town, in a frilled dress and with a small suitcase in her hand. Pin-Pon, a car mechanic and volunteer firefighter, instantly falls for the charms of the mysterious newcomer–and before long–they get married. However, was it love at first sight for Eliane, too? What links her enigmatic presence to the family’s old and dust-covered mechanical piano in the barn? It seems that the stage is set; but, what drives the cryptic young woman? Is it hungry curiosity or is it something far more sinister? AKA One Deadly Summer

Actors: Isabelle Adjani