Jacques Deray, 1969. Color. 120 min. 35mm.
With Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Maurice Ronet, Jane Birkin
In French and English with English subtitles.
Jean-Paul and Marianne seem to be living the dream in their villa outside of Saint Tropez. When Marianne’s ex and his beautiful 18-year-old daughter arrive, blissful days lounging by the pool start to intensify with sexual tension in this restrained thriller.
“The pool … is a primordial swamp of desire”—The Guardian