The Adultress


1h 42m 1959

Brief Synopsis

Therese has a boring life. She married Camille, her cousin, a sickly haberdasher, fully dominated by his mother (who lives with them). She dreams about passion. One day comes a truckdriver, Laurent... and of course they fall in love. But they will be pursued by fate.

Film Details

Also Known As
Adulteress, The, Therese Raquin
Release Date
1959

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m
Sound
Mono
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1

Synopsis

A housewife gets fed up with her whimpy husband and conspires to kill him with the help of a brutal truckdriver with whom she's begun an affair.

Film Details

Also Known As
Adulteress, The, Therese Raquin
Release Date
1959

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m
Sound
Mono
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Silver Prize at the 1953 Venice Film Festival.

Released in United States 1953

Released in United States October 1953

Shown at the Venice Film Festival October 1953.

Released in United States 1953

Released in United States October 1953 (Shown at the Venice Film Festival October 1953.)