Irene Wagner, the wife of prominent scientist Albert Wagner, finds herself blackmailed about her affair by her lover's jealous ex-girlfriend. The plot, an experiment in causing fear, drives her into a rage.
She was cornered and she knew it...but she couldn't do anything about it...except one thing which could only lead to F-E-A-R!
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The last film Roberto Rossellini and Ingrid Bergman made together before their divorce in 1957. See more
Don't you think you were too severe?
But she told the truth.
Yes, but, when? When she had no other way out. When she understood that she couldn't lie anymore. No. She must be punished for her obstinate refusal to confess. I don't understand how a person can be guilty of a serious wrong and not have the courage to confess.
Maybe she was ashamed. We're all ashamed in front of those who are closest to us, those we love.