The Cheat (1950)

Genres - Drama, Romance  |   Run Time - 79 min.  |   Countries - France  |  
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In this Italian drama, an independent, sensual woman married to the owner of a riding academy has a string of affairs. She is looking for a bigger better husband and is assisted in her endeavors by her mother. Though she succeeds in destroying her marriage and the fortune of her husband, she does not reach her goal. Instead she gets involved with a gigolo who dumps her. In despair, she has a serious accident and almost dies. The story is told in flashback.

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accident, con/scam, extramarital-affair, flashback, gigolo, jilted, love, marital-problems, marriage, mother, riding-academy, spouse, suffering