A member of Parliament (Irons) falls passionately in love with his son's fiancée. They pursue their affair with obsessive abandon despite the dangers of discovery and what it would do to his complacent life and his son. Completely obsessed, he wants to give up his current lifestyle to be with her. She has no intention of allowing him to do this, preferring to have her marriage to the son as a cover. They are eventually discovered, and must deal with the damage. Based on the novel by Josephine Hart.
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Quand une passion devient ...
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Did You Know?
This Anglo-French co-production was the final English and final French film of its French director Louis Malle
as Malle's final film Vanya on 42nd Street
(1994) was a New York American production made in the USA. See more
Anna sets out a vase of red tulips in the Apartment M hideaway. When she sets them up they are long and limp, but when the movie cuts back to Stephen being interviewed by the inspector, the flowers are shorter and standing straight up. See more
What would you win by leaving Ingrid?
Dr. Stephen Fleming
You. I'd win you.
Then you'd win something you already have.
USA version removed 1 minute of sexually-explicit footage in order to secure a R rating. European unrated version is available on video/laserdisc in USA. See more