The Bride Wore Black

The Bride Wore Black (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Francois Truffaut admired the films of Hitchcock, but his thriller The Bride Wore Black (1968) is certainly more Truffaut than Hitchcock, which is wise.  However, this is the only good thing about the movie—an utterly lousy one.  It is much, much sillier than Truffaut’s The Woman Next Door, which nevertheless manages to satisfy.  Bride only manages to make us chuckle in disbelief, and somehow makes even Jeanne Moreau look (histrionically) bad.