While traveling to a resort in Tunisia, the magician and clairvoyant Professor Vestar befriends the idle millionaire Edouard Vangard and he offers a ride in his car. Vestar discloses to Edouard that he had had a premonition of a woman being murdered in a desert area. Meanwhile, the Tunisian architect and engineer Sadry Fahres has relationship problems with his spoiled wife Sylvia, who refuses to visit her mother-in-law that is terminal. Sadry meets his former mistress Martine and she travels with him to visit his mother, rekindling their passion. Edouard observers the behavior of the trio of lover and decides to help the vision of Professor Vestar to come true, intriguing each one of them to force the murder.
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
This would be the final collaboration between director Claude Chabrol
and screenwriter Paul Gégauff
, their frequent partnership had began with The Cousins
(1959). After Death Rite
(1975), Chabrol would go on to make his following films without Gégauff's involvement. Gégauff would go on to write several more films before his sudden death in 1983. See more