The Tenant

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The Tenant ★★★½ Le Locataire 1976 (R)

Disturbing story of a hapless office worker who moves into a spooky Paris apartment house. Once lodged inside its walls, he becomes obsessed with the previous occupant, who committed suicide, and the belief that his neighbors are trying to kill him. Based on a novel by Roland Topor. 126m/C VHS, DVD . FR Lila Kedrova, Claude Dauphin, Michel Blanc, Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, Jo Van Fleet, Bernard Fresson, Shelley Winters; D: Roman Polanski; W: Gerard Brach, Roman Polanski; C: Sven Nykvist; M: Philippe Sarde.