Depraved Relations
Title: Depraved Relations
Original title: Les liaisons perverses
Release year: 1975
Country: France
Genre: Drama
Director: Jean-Paul Savignac
Stars: Mona Heftre, Jean Roche, Pierre Oudrey
Rating: 4/5

A finely executed French drama which manages to avoid sensation to obtain its interesting effects. A shallow and selfish young Parisienne photographer seduces the young wife of a business… Read More

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Immortal Seduction: A Tale of Depraved Relations

2024-04-23

“Depraved Relations,” or its original title “Les liaisons perverses,” is a compelling French drama directed by Jean-Paul Savignac that delves into the complexities of human desires and moral boundaries. Set against the backdrop of Paris, the film follows the unsettling relationship between a shallow and selfish young photographer and the vulnerable wife of a businessman.

What sets this drama apart is its ability to avoid sensationalism and instead focus on the intricate dynamics between its characters. Mona Heftre delivers a mesmerizing performance as the manipulative photographer, whose immorality knows no bounds. Jean Roche as the husband and Pierre Oudrey as the young wife both contribute to the film’s authenticity with their nuanced portrayals of conflicting emotions.

The plot unfolds in a way that keeps the audience engaged, as the photographer’s relentless pursuit of pleasure entangles the young woman in a web of betrayal and deceit. Yet, despite her initial vulnerability, the young wife’s inner strength and intelligence shine through, leading to a resolution that is both unexpected and thought-provoking.

“Depraved Relations” is a testament to the power of cinema to explore complex themes without resorting to cheap thrills. It’s a film that lingers in the mind long after the credits roll, prompting viewers to ponder the nature of desire, morality, and the consequences of our actions.

Rating: 4/5

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AKA: Aahlaksız İlişkiler,Depraved Relations,Des liaisons très perverses,Helen,Le désir satisfait,Les liaisons perverses,Objectivement vôtre
Béatrice Harnois,Benoît Archenoul,Claudine Beccarie,Ghislaine Hettre,Jean Roche,Mona Heftre,Monique Lauffenburger,Monique Vita,Pierre Oudrey,Samuel Sladow,Samuel Zacharias