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The Breach Movie Review Summary

Actors: Stéphane Audran, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Michel Bouquet, Annie Cordy, Jean-Claude Drouot, Jean Carmet, Mario David

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Adapted from a novel by Charlotte Armstrong, THE BREACH (la Rupture) is a movie written and directed by Claude Chabrol in 1970.

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








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   custody battle

Main Character

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

Setting

Europe    -   Yes Misc setting    -   resort/hotel    -   moving train

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt Is this movie based on a    -   book

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