Lise, a mentally unbalanced middle-aged woman travels toward a fatal destiny that she had helped to arrange, as if her own extinction will bring a meaningful existence to its wished-for end - a premeditated search for someone, anyone, with whom she could form a dangerous liaison.
Was she really mad enough to plot her own murder?
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Paramount first announced this in 1970, with Herbert Ross directing from a Frederic Raphael script. See more
I'm staying at the Metropole. I'll book you a room there next to mine. The company will pay for it because I have to have an orgasm a day on my macrobiotic diet, you see?
I am an idealist.
Oh, I only meant that... er... if we get acquainted, I think somehow that I'm your type, you know?
Do you think so?
Well you're mistaken. When I diet, I diet. And when I orgasm, I orgasm. I don't believe in mixing the two cultures.