EN - When 25-year-old millionaire Michel puts an ad in the paper for a governess, a shy young girl, Gisèle answers. When she realizes that Michel is the person she has to look after, she almost flees from his house. Overwhelmed by the luxury, she is persuaded to stay, even though it means that Michel now 'owns' her. But a lesbian episode with one of Michel's girlfriends changes the situation. Michel tries to win her back, but in doing so makes a complete fool of himself. Gisèle and Michel completely estrange from each other.

FR - Lorsque Michel, un millionnaire de 25 ans, publie une annonce dans le journal pour une gouvernante, Gisèle, une jeune fille timide, répond. Lorsqu’elle comprend que Michel est la personne dont elle va devoir s’occuper, elle s’apprête à s’enfuir de sa maison. Bouleversée par le luxe, il la persuade de rester, même si cela signifie qu’elle lui appartient. Mais une aventure lesbienne avec l’une des petites amies de Michel va changer la situation. Michel essaie de la récupérer, mais ce faisant Gisèle et Michel deviennent complètement étrangers l’un pour l’autre.

Info

Title The Embrace
Original title L’ étreinte
Original language French
Status Completed
Category Features
Year 1969

Credits

Cast Daniel Vigo, Nathalie Vernier, Laetitia Sorel, Oscar Delmart a.o.
Photography Manu Bonmariage
Editing Jean-Claude Serny, Daniel De Valck, Francis Collignon
Music Roger Mores

Technical specs

Running time film 106’
Release format 35mm
Colour Colour

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