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Year: 1992
Original Title: Bitter Moon
Length: 139 minutes
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Age rating: Suitable only for adults

Release Dates

United Kingdom: October 02 1992

United States: March 18 1994


Ranking: 4,325 out of 16,123 movies (up 633)


7.6 by 4 users


A 1992 Franco-British-American romantic thriller film directed by Roman Polanski and starring Hugh Grant, Kristin Scott Thomas, Emmanuelle Seigner and Peter Coyote.'Bitter Moon's' script is inspired by a book with the same name, written by the French author Pascal Bruckner. British couple Fiona and Nigel Dobson are sailing to Istanbul en route to India. They encounter a beautiful French woman, and that night Nigel meets her while dancing alone in the ship's bar. Later he meets her crippled American husband Oscar, who tells him their story. While living in Paris for several years trying to be a writer, he becomes obsessed with a woman he met by chance on a bus. He tracks her down and they start a steamy love affair. Soon Oscar finds himself enslaved body and soul by her love, and continues to tell Nigel the details of this relationship in various stages over a number of visits to Oscar's cabin.


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