The Unfaithful Wife Movie Review Summary

Actors: Stéphane Audran, Michel Bouquet, Maurice Ronet, Michel Duchaussoy

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THE UNFAITHFUL WIFE (La Femme Infidèle) is a movie written and directed by Claude Chabrol in 1969.
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Michel Bouquet and his wife Stéphane Audran live with their son in a superb mansion in the country near Paris. Bouquet suspects Audran cheats on him. He hires a private investigator who confirms his suspicions. Still madly in love with Audran, he secretly meets her lover Maurice Ronet and kills him. After having hidden Ronet's corpse, he returns home and, the next days, observes Audran's behavior and anguish.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   spurned lover goes for revenge Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Married, fooling around?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   small businessman Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French


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

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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