Burning Desires

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Between 1914 and 1918, Parisian Henri Désiré Landru proposed to ten women. Always the same method, always the same hideous outcome: The lonely hearts advertisement, the courtship, the proposal, the opening of a joint bank account. Then a trip to his country house. He always bought a return ticket for himself, but never his companions. As they were not returning. They were murdered, dismembered and burned in his kitchen stove. This is his story. Sort of...

Written by Colin Bytheway

Director: Celia de Wolff.

AD20140220

Between 1914 and 1918, Parisian Henri Désiré Landru proposed to ten women. Always the same method, always the same hideous outcome: The lonely hearts advertisement, the courtship, the proposal, the opening of a joint bank account. Then a trip to his country house. He always bought a return ticket for himself, but never his companions. As they were not returning. They were murdered, dismembered and burned in his kitchen stove. This is his story. Sort of...

Written by Colin Bytheway

Director: Celia de Wolff.