20th Century Fox
Much acclaimed film version of the novel by Jean Rhys about a young woman (Isabelle Adjani) who finds herself stranded in Paris 1927 when her shady 'art dealer' husband (Anthony Higgins) is jailed for a year, and who is taken up and befriended by an English couple Alan Bates and Maggie Smith. The lecherous attentions of Bates lead her to become his mistress, a fact her husband discovers on his release from jail...
A polished, beautifully acted film that earned Isabelle Adjani a best actress award at the 1981 Cannes Film Festival.
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Director: James Ivory
Cast: Alan Bates, Maggie Smith, Isabelle Adjani, Anthony Higgins, Armelia McQueen, Daniel Chatto, Pierre Clementi, Suzanne Flon, Sheila Gish, Daniel Mesguich, Virginie Thevenet, Bernice Stegers
Twentieth Century - Fox UK
Small Box - Rental Tape
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