Synopsis by Jason Buchanan
Writer/director Charlie Stratton brings author Émile Zola's controversial novel Thérèse Raquin to the big screen to tell the tale of the ill-fated romance between a 19th-century Parisienne and her ailing husband's dashing best friend. When domineering Madame Raquin (Jessica Lange) forces her niece Therese (Elizabeth Olsen) to marry her sickly cousin Camille (Tom Felton), the dejected young woman gets drawn into a scandalous affair with Camille's handsome friend Laurent (Oscar Isaac) that results in a murder. Shirley Henderson, John Kavanaugh, and Matt Lucas co-star.
extramarital-affair, infidelity, love-triangle, sexual-attraction, star-crossed-lovers