Therese

  • 1962
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Georges Franju's incredibly faithful adaptation of Francois Mauriac's novel about a woman, Riva, who feels trapped in her marriage to the pompous, French upper-class Noiret. In order to escape from her country chateau life, Riva poisons Noiret with arsenic, but the dosage isn't lethal. Instead of jail, Riva is allowed to return home when Noiret refuses...read more