Conflict (1939)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 94 min.  |   Countries - France  |  
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This disturbing melodrama centers upon the relationship between two sisters. One sister is married, but unable to bear children; her husband, who wants kids, is ready to leave her. The other sister is single and pregnant. The baby's father left her. The married sister talks her sister in to giving her the child, so she can save her marriage. The little sister does so, and then falls in love herself and gets engaged. Trouble ensues when the baby's father reappears and blackmails her. Now the sister must decide when and how she is going to tell her fiance the truth.

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family, secrets, abandonment, blackmail, child, child-rearing, dilemma, father, fiancee, husband, love, marriage, pregnancy, sibling, sister, sterility, truth