Couples et amants (1993)

1993

Seemingly, Paul (Jacques Bonaffee) and Isabelle (Marie Brunel) have a wonderful, harmonious marriage. Yet Isabelle is not averse to having a little side action with another man in the afternoon, and Paul is really getting into his romance with one of his ophthalmic patients, a young woman who pursues him more than he pursued her. Even those little affairs might not indicate that there is much wrong with the marriage, but when Paul finds out […]

Beyond Love and Evil (1969)

1969

Loosely adapted from de Sade’s play “Philosophy in the Bedroom”. Set in the present day, a cult of depraved hedonists cavorts at a remote, elegant mansion. Zenoff is invited by Xenia, his true love, to a party hosted by Xenia’s fiance, Yald: a debauched libertine seeking to orchestrate an atmosphere of unbridled sensual pleasure with no concessions to conventional morality. He enters the couple’s heavily guarded country mansion and finds a vast orgy occurring within. […]

Torn Apart

Torn Apart (2006) aka La coupure

2006

Two people are caught up in an all-consuming and forbidden love in this drama. Christine is married to Mario, a successful businessman, and is the mother of two children. However, she has a lover, a man she’s known long before she was married — her brother Christophe. Both of them are aware of the dangers of their incestuous relationship, and have both attempted to stop it — Christophe is even the one who introduced Christine […]

Vendetta (2001) aka Laguna

2001

Raised by an uncle in New York after his parents died in an attack orchestrated by the mafia, Thomas, now an adult, is sent to live in Italy. There, while his tortured past and the death of his parents come back to haunt him, he feels increasingly drawn to Thelma, his uncle’s mysterious wife. Soon Thomas will learn the truth about the death of his parents and foment a vengeance of great heights.

Contempt (1963)

1963

Screenwriter Paul Javal’s marriage to his wife Camille disintegrates during movie production as she spends time with the producer. Layered conflicts between art and business ensue.

Descente aux enfers (1986) aka Descent Into Hell

1986

The marriage of the famous writer Alan and his young wife Lola is in a crisis. On a vacation in Haiti Lola wants to decide if their relationship still has a future. But since Alan doesn’t succeed with his new book and gets deeper and deeper into alcoholism, she soon starts an affair. While deeply drunk, Alan kills a black who wanted to rob him… Alan Kolber is a middle-aged French crime novelist married to […]