Catherine Deneuve, Ian Hendry, John Fraser, Yvonne Ferneaux, Patrick Wymark, Renee Houston, James Villiers, Mike Pratt
Kensington, Earl's Court, Hammersmith, London
Director : Roman Polanski Production Company : Region : LONDON R-S
Roman Polanski's first English language film and amongst the his finest work. Belgian sisters Carol and Helen live in a London apartment. Helen the elder sister is having an affair with a married man which upsets Carol, When the couple go away for a few days, She is left alone and starts to suffer from hallucinations which take hold of her mind. The walls start to crack, literally, before the eyes. Depraved through her delirium, she is only left with the instinct to kill men who invade her life.
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re001. South Kensington Tube Station area, London SW
re001n. Agreed, and kindly photographed by one of our regulars, Russell Groves. Thank you, small and insignificant prizes to follow. (Modern Photo Added: 13-02-2009)
re002. Just nearby
re002n. Now. Old Brompton Road, SW1
re003. And across the road
re003n. Now. South Kensington Station on left, looking towards Sydney Place
re004. The film was made
re004n. Now. View from Dino's Restaurant. Yes, still there after all these years. Looking towards Old Brompton Road
re005. in and around Old Brompton,
re005n. Now. Thurloe Place. Victoria & Albert Museum in the background
re006. and Sydney and Cromwell Roads
re006n. Now. Outside La Chasse, 29 Thurloe Place, SW1
re007. Catherine Deneuve and I were unknowing neighbours some twenty years ago when we both owned development plots at Laguna del Sauce, in Uruguay.
re007n. Now. South Kensington. Old Brompton Road, SW1
re008. Which has nothing to do with these pictures. South Kensington looking towards Old Brompton Road, SW1
re008n. Now. Russell confirms the site. (Modern Photo Added: 13-02-2009)
re009. But I'm getting stuck for something to say. South Kensington Station
re009n. My God. Is the road still up, forty four years later? Russell took the pic. (Modern Photo Added: 13-02-2009)
re010. Thurloe Place SW1
re010n. Now. Picture by Russell Groves. (Modern Photo Added: 13-02-2009)