Bitter Moon (1992)


Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB

France/United Kingdom/USA, 1992, , , , .  Screenplay by , Roman Polanski, , script collaboration by , based on the novel Lunes De Fiel by .  Cinematography by .  Produced by Roman Polanski.  Music by .  Production Design by , .  Costume Design by .  Film Editing by .

While travelling on a cruise ship, bored couple Hugh Grant and Kristin Scott Thomas meet miserable couple  and her wheelchair-bound husband . One night, Grant stays up late with Coyote and listens to his tale of marital strife, beginning from when he met Seigner, through their relationship during which he treated her terribly, then detailing her vicious revenge. The characters should be mind-bogglingly attractive, but Seigner’s performance in the lead is especially weak and none of the dialogue is very good.


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