Une Partie De Plaisir

  |  Watch Now: 16/06/2011
  |  100 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
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Claude Chabrol's harrowing examination of the breakdown of a marriage written by Paul Gegauff and starring him and his real wife and daughter in the lead roles. After years of contented marriage Phillipe encourages his wife to take a lover, party because he craves this for himself. Esther begins a passionate relationship and Phillipe is eventually provoked to remorse and rage. As their relationship breaks down, Phillipe humiliates Esther until she asks for a divorce, an act which finally pushes Phillipe over the edge.