|Directed by||Claude Miller|
|Produced by||Charles Gassot|
|Written by||Jacques Audiard
|Music by||Carla Bley|
|Edited by||Albert Jurgenson|
Mortelle Randonnée is a 1983 French thriller film inspired by the novel Eye of the Beholder by Marc Behm. Directed by filmmaker Claude Miller, the film stars Michel Serrault as The "Eye" Beauvoir, Isabelle Adjani as Catherine, and Geneviève Page as Mme. Schmidt-Boulanger. The film had a total of 916,868 admissions in France.
The plot revolves around Catherine, a serial killer who seduces men and then murders them throughout countries in Europe. Catherine is trailed by the detective "The Eye" Beauvoir, who fantasizes that she is his long-lost daughter and disposes of her trail of corpses to foil the police. Catherine has a real love affair with a blind architect (Sami Frey) but Beauvoir's jealousy causes the man's death. Catherine returns to her psychotic killing. As the police dragnet closes in, Catherine and Beauvoir have their final showdown.
- Michel Serrault as Beauvoir
- Isabelle Adjani as Catherine Leiris / Lucie Brentano
- Geneviève Page as Madame Schmidt-Boulanger
- Sami Frey as Ralph Forbes
- Macha Méril as Madeleine
- Patrick Bouchitey as Michel de Meyerganz
- Jean-Claude Brialy as Voragine
- Étienne Chicot as Lerner
- Guy Marchand as The Pale Man
- Stéphane Audran as The Grey Lady
Music for the film was composed by (and traditional tunes arranged by) Carla Bley, performed by The Carla Bley Band.
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