Adapted from a novel by Charlotte Armstrong, THE BREACH (la Rupture) is a movie written and directed by Claude Chabrol in 1970.
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Charles Régnier, under the influence of drugs, attacks his wife Hélène and their son. Hélène brings the child to the hospital and moves into a guest house while the wealthy industrial Ludovic Régnier, Charles's father, is already thinking about a way to obtain his grandson.
Ludovic Régnier hires Jean-Pierre Cassel to whom he promises a job as a director if he manages to find evidence against Hélène that would discredit her in front of the judge. So Cassel also moves into the guest house and imagines a machiavelic scheme in order to implicate Hélène in a fraud. But everything goes wrong and the infortunate Cassel must improvize a new plan.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler