by Claude Chabrol19921h43FictionDrama, Literary adaptation
with Marie Trintignant, Jean-Francois Garreaud, Stéphane Audran, Gilbert Melki, Pierre Vernier
2 formatsFrench5 subtitles languages

Betty drinks alone in a bar. Too much. A doctor takes her to a secluded bar-hotel, "Le Trou". Betty meets Laure, the mistress of the owner of Le Trou, and Laure moves into a luxurious hotel in Versailles. The two women talk to each other. Betty tells her story, her marriage to a dolphin of the Lyon bourgeoisie, her boredom, the contract imposed on her, alcohol, decay. Based on a novel by George Simenon.

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  • filming format
    35 mm
  • director of photography
    Bernard Zitzermann
  • distributor
  • original work authors
    Georges Simenon
  • editing
    Monique Fardoulis
  • set decoration
    Françoise Benoît-Fresco

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