A middle-aged French couple in turn of the century France suffer a complete marital breakdown. Based on the short story 'The Return' by Joseph Conrad.
This looks and sounds superb. Isabelle Huppert and Pascal Greggory are splendid. But the over-archingly smug sophistication of the enterprise robs it of some much-needed human interest.
Reviewed by David Parkinson
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