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Betty (1992) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Marie Trintignant, Stéphane Audran, Jean-François Garreaud

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Based on a Georges Simenon novel, BETTY is a movie written and directed by Claude Chabrol in 1992.

Betty, dead drunk after a wild night in the bars of Paris, is taken in by Stéphane Audran, a middle-aged woman who uses to go every night in "Le Trou", a restaurant where Betty has ended her journey. The next days, Audran takes care of Betty and kindly listens to the young woman. Betty has just been forced to leave her husband and her daughters after having been caught cheating on him home. She confesses to Audran that she never felt well in the company of her husband's family and began cheating on him a few days after the marriage. She's also slowly become an alcoholic during this period.

The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Druggie/drunk problems?    -   alcohol Married, fooling around?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker/wife Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   resort/hotel    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   actual description of sex    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing full frontal--women Is this movie based on a    -   book

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