Diabolique: Alternate Cut
The film is presented in a carefully restored black and white - as per the director's original intent - and is bereft of 23 minutes of weak and largely useless material. Inane dialogue, fruitless sub-plots and gaping holes in the story have been removed to present a more intense and potent thriller.
The ludicrously over-the-top ending has also been removed and replaced with a much more blunt ending which is more in keeping with the original Clouzot version.
This was very cool! At last a version of the remake that fans of the Clouzot masterpiece can watch without feeling tempted to shout expletives at the screen every 5 minutes. And it looked great in B&W.
Mind you, it's still not a great film, as there's just so much a fanedit can fix, but it's an entertaining homage to the classic and hopefully will get people interested in checking the "original original" out.
Video looked good enough for what it is (a mp4), there was some pixellation and artifact present, particularly during the rain in the opening scene and around the names in the credits, but it's probably due to the compression. Editing itself was fine.
(And yes, nude Isabelle Adjani remains!)