Lisa Macklin, an Italian woman, has a fight with her American husband Robert in a Paris night club. He leaves the next day for a business trip and Lisa says she does not want to see him again. She is with newspaperman Alan Stewart that evening when she learns Robert's plane has crashed with no survivors. Waking from sedation after the funeral, Lisa finds Robert in their flat, injured but alive. He was thrown clear of the crash by a lucky twist of fate. He now plans to collect the $120,000 insurance he took out at the airport. Once Lisa collects the money and turns it over to him, she will finally be rid of him. She attempts to get advice from Stewart, but he has been replaced by David Barnes. Lisa's life becomes a tortuous ordeal, at work, at home, faced with a fugitive husband and a growing love for David, who suspects everything. Finally her nightmare concludes when she finally gets the check and meets Robert. As they drive to the Belgian border, he reveals he never intended giving ...
The Suspense Begins...From the Very First Second!
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Did You Know?
The picture on the bedroom wall in Lisa and Bob's apartment is a print of a painting by Henri Rousseau, called "The Sleeping Gypsy," painted in 1897. It is a fantastical depiction of a lion musing over a sleeping woman on a moonlit night. See more
After Johnny (the little boy) enters Robert Macklin's house through a front window, Macklin asks him where Johnny's dad is. Johnny answers "At the office. He came home early yesterday, but mostly I'm alone." The camera angle changes at "but mostly I'm alone" from front to left side. You can see that Johnny's mouth is not moving when he says "but mostly I'm alone." See more
It's strange, I hadn't really planned to come to Paris at all. I was ready to dig up a new assignment when I ran into Alan in Geneva. The next thing I knew I was installed in his apartment and you walked in. That's when I got the happy idea that you went with the place. Which was a bad idea, I admit. Then we ran into each other on the street. Fate. Fate.
I know. Bigger than the both of us. But certainly it wasn't fate that made you follow me to the shop.
No, that was just good, healthy curiosity....
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Composed by Jacques Loussier
Performed by Mikis Theodorakis
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12 December 1962 (France)
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Also Known As:
La troisième dimension
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Aspect Ratio: 1.66 : 1
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