End of Desire

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End of Desire ★★ 1962

Schell discovers that her husband, Marquand, has married her for her money and is having an affair with the maid in this melodrama based on De Maupassant's story, “Une Vie.” A period piece that is a little on the slow side. In French with English subtitles. 86m/C VHS . FR Maria Schell, Christian Marquand, Pascale Petit, Ivan Desny; D: Alexandre Astruc.