La Rupture (1970)

Genres - Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Psychological Thriller  |   Run Time - 124 min.  |   Countries - Belgium, France, Italy  |  
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Based on a novel by Charlotte Armstrong, the story concerns Helene (Stephane Audran), the wife of a hopeless would-be writer and drug addict. Her husband's best friend tries to lay a trap for Helene, so that she will be forced to pay dearly for a divorce settlement. Also conspiring against Helene is her father-in-law, who wishes to wrest her child away from her.

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abuse, grandparent, spouse, attack, child, child-abuse, custody, custody-battle, drugs, dysfunctional, family, France, grandson, hospital, husband, investigator, molestation, physical-abuse, protection, spouse-abuse, wife, son