La femme infidèle (The Unfaithful Wife)
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La femme infidèle (The Unfaithful Wife)
Stéphane Audran plays the title character, Hélène Desvallées, the bored wife of insurance executive Charles Desvallées (Michel Bouquet). Charles suspects Hélène of playing the field, so he has a private detective locate his wife's lover, author Victor Pegala (Maurice Ronet). Confronting Victor, Charles tries to adopt an air of indifference, but the conversation ends with the husband bludgeoning the author to death and then calmly disposing of the evidence. When Hélène is questioned about Victor's murder, she discovers on her own that her husband is guilty. Instead of turning him in,… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Chabrol's dapper and affecting comedy of alienated manners"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"It's a brilliant scrutiny of the middle-class."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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