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A young Parisian woman begins a sordid affair with a middle-aged American businessman who lays out ground rules that their clandestine relationship will be based only on sex.

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Directed by

Bernardo Bertolucci

Written by

Bernardo Bertolucci (Screenplay)
Franco Arcalli (Screenplay)
Agnès Varda (Dialogue)

Runtime

129 minutes

Country

United States of America, Italy, France

Language

Italian

Tagline

Bernardo Bertolucci's Landmark Film

Cast

Keywords

love sex paris france extramarital affair relationship tragedy apartment business man parisian clandestine

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Lists

#353 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#48 on AFI's 100 years...100 passions AFI

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role Marlon Brando

Oscar nomination for Best Director Bernardo Bertolucci