Betty Blue (1986)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Erotic Drama, Psychological Drama, Romantic Drama  |   Run Time - 121 min.  |   Countries - France  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Jean-Jacques Beineix's Betty Blue stars BĂ©atrice Dalle as the title character, a mentally unbalanced and sexually aggressive free spirit who becomes involved with Zorg (Jean-Hugues Anglade), a repairman moonlighting as a writer. The two engage in a variety of sexual encounters, and grow more passionate toward each other. Betty finds Zorg's book and is aggressively supportive; over time, her mental and emotional instability begin to catch up with her and drive her to the point of romantic obsession with Zorg -- leading to a grisly and shocking conclusion.

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obsession, tragic-love, handyman, infatuation, lust, mental-illness, neurotic, sexual-attraction, passion