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Directed byPhilippe Grandrieux
Written bySophie Fillières
Philippe Grandrieux
Pierre Hodgson
StarringMarc Barbé
Elina Löwensohn
Release date
Running time
112 min.

Sombre is a 1998 French film directed by Philippe Grandrieux, starring Marc Barbé and Elina Löwensohn. The film was nominated for the Golden Leopard and won the C.I.C.A.E. Award - Special Mention at the Locarno International Film Festival.


The film deals with Jean (Marc Barbé), a serial killer who follows the Tour de France cycling race in his car and murders women (mostly prostitutes) along his way. Then he meets Claire (Elina Löwensohn), a psychologically troubled and confused woman who falls in love with him.

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