Alice ou la dernière fugue (1977)

93m, 2545 metres
35mm film, Eastmancolor

A French fantasy film directed by Claude Chabrol.


Alice leaves her husband and finds herself stranded in an old dark house whose only inhabitants are Henri Vergennes and his butler Colas. She stays the night but in the morning she cant find her way out of the house.


Directed by: Claude Chabrol
Filmel, P.H.P.G.
Producers: Pierre Gauchet, Patrick Hildebrand, Eugéne Lépicier
Script: Claude Chabrol
Director of Photography: Jean Rabier
Camera Operator: Yves Agostini
Editor: Monique Fardoulis
Music: Pierre Jansen
Sound Engineer: Alain Sempé
Production Designer: Maurice Sergent

Sylvia Kristel (Alice Carol)
Charles Vanel (Henri Vergennes)
André Dussollier (young man in park/gas station attendant)
Fernand Ledoux (doctor/old man at banquet)
Thomas Chabrol (13 year old boy)
Bernard Rousselet (husband)
François Perrot (40 year old man)
Jean Carmet (Colas)
Catherine Drusy (waitress/nurse)
Katia Romanoff (waitress/inn keeper)
Jean Cherlian (Emile)
Jean Le Boulbar (the first man)
Noël Simsolo (the man at the banquet)
Louise Rioton (woman who sings ‘Le temps des cerises‘)
Cécile Maistre (little girl at the gas station)

Alternative Titles

Alice or the Last Escapade
– US title
Alicia o la última fuga
– Spain
Alicja ucieka po raz ostatni
– Poland
Más allá del amor
– Argentina



  • Screen International no.74 (12 February 1977) p.4 – note (Carrie' dominates Avoriaz by Catherine Dodds)


  • Euro Gothic: Classics of Continental Horror Cinema by Jonathan Rigby pp.335
  • French Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Pulp Fiction by Jean-Marc Lofficier and Randy Lofficier p.16 – credits, synopsis