Rich industrialist Jacques Decret learns his wife Gloria is having an affair with a young actor. For revenge, he bombards her with anonymous letters, convincing her that her lover is the culprit, Gloria desperately seeks a way out.
A shallow, provincial wife finds her relationship with her preoccupied husband strained by romantic notions of love, leading her further towards Paris and the country wilderness.
The happiness of a newly-married couple, Henry and Jeannie Saint Clair, is shattered when the husband is made a paralytic in an automobile accident. The wife still loves him, although he is incapable of any physical love. She is slowly drawn into a short-lived affair with a handsome athlete, Robert Vanier. When the husband learns of the affair, he commits suicide. But the wife cannot forget him and she sends her lover away.
After public school student Roddy Berwick takes the blame for a friend’s transgression and is expelled, his life goes downhill.
Joan Webster is an ambitious and stubborn middle-class English woman determined to move forward since her childhood. She meets her father in a fancy restaurant to tell him that she will marry the wealthy middle-aged industrial Robert Bellinger in Kiloran island, in Hebricles, Scotland. She travels from Manchester to the island of Mull, where she stays trapped due to the windy weather. While in the island, she meets Torquil McNeil and along the days they […]
The wife of a doctor in China falls in love with a diplomat.
The 40-year-old translator Anouk happens to meet Heiner, an architect, older than her, in Berlin. The couple plunges into a love affair a few days later. At stake are either their past lives, seemingly firmly established in two marriages, or a shared future that could begin that night. We are following two people who are suddenly faced with the decision to begin a new, possibly more intense and better life together – but at the […]
Four of Sweden’s top actors anchor Jörgen Bergmark’s tragi-comedy about a couple, both marriage counsellors, who find themselves in deep water when the husband falls for his best friend’s wife. A smart, funny film made for adults. Nominated for Best Film at the 2009 Ghent International Film Festival.
When Gabriel and Emilie meet by chance, he offers her a ride, and they spend the evening talking, laughing and getting along famously. At the end of the night, Emilie declines Gabriel’s offer of “a kiss without consequences”. Emilie admonishes him that the kiss could have unexpected consequences, and tells him a story, unfolding in flashbacks, about the impossibility of indulging your desires without affecting someone else’s life.
Emma left Russia to live with her husband in Italy. Now a member of a powerful industrial family, she is the respected mother of three, but feels unfulfilled. One day, Antonio, a talented chef and her son’s friend, makes her senses kindle.