About

Jean-Paul Belmondo plays Paul, a former womanizer who marries the head of the medical department's "unattractive" daughter Christine because he thinks attractive women can't be trusted and make poor wives. A car accident leaves him bedridden and he begins to miss his playboy days, when Christine's bombshell sister Martine arrives and Paul decides he must have her. He begins drugging Christine at n...

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Directed by

Claude Chabrol

Written by

Paul Gégauff (Screenplay)
Hubert Monteilhet (Novel)

Runtime

95 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Cast

Keywords

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