A young woman kills herself, leaving no explanation to her grief-stricken pawnbroker husband. We learn in flashback about how they met, married, and how she failed to adapt her lifestyle to his. Disgusted with his attempts to dominate her, she considered murdering him, but found herself unable to do it...
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Did You Know?
In the early 1960s, the director Eric Rohmer wrote an adaptation of the Dostoevsky short story that this film is based on. However he was unable to find financing to film the project. See more
(at about 18 minutes) Guy and Dominique swap places in their cinema seats before they are actually seen to do so in the final shot of that scene. See more
Version of The Shade