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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Steven Berkoff
Joan Collins
Christopher Biggins
Michael Winner
Directors
Steven Berkoff
Screenwriters
Steven Berkoff
Running Time
108 minutes

Decadence
A couple's marriage slowly falls apart as the wife sleeps with a detective she hired to spy on her adulterous husband.


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Plot
In London during the 1980's an upper-class husband is having an affair with a snobby married woman, his wife in turn has an affair with a lower-class detective, who she has also hired to find any incriminating evidence on her husband.


Verdict
This film's supposed trump card is the joke of having Steven Berkoff and Joan Collins play a married couple as well the strangers they are having affairs with. Although both put in amusing performances if the concept doesn't have you laughing already then there's little reason to watch it.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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