The Perfect Stranger - Denis Malleval - France


The Perfect Stranger (France, 2011) by Eurochannel

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The Perfect Stranger (La vie en miettes, 2011)
France

Cast: Bruno Debrandt, Audrey Fleurot, Marie Den Jonathan
Director: Denis Malleval
Genre: Drama, mystery, thriller
Rating: 14

Presentation:

A man’s marriage is crumbling as his wife treats him in the worst possible of ways -- he wants a divorce. One day, as she rushes out to meet somebody else, one fateful accident changes it all for both of them. Eurochannel premieres The Perfect Stranger, a French thriller about the strange coincidences and deadly consequences of betrayal.

The Perfect Stranger follows the drastic changes in Jonathan’s life, a miserable man who lives on giving therapeutic massages to rich ladies. His wretchedness goes further because of an unhappy marriage – his wife, Anaïs, doesn’t waste any chance to remind him of how unhappy she is by his side.

The only option seems to be a divorce… until Jonathan discovers a multi-million inheritance and Anaïs has an unlikely accident. Once he gets to the clinic, the woman in the hospital bed is not Anaïs but a stranger with identity papers confirming she is his wife… Where’s is the real Anaïs?

Adapted from a novel by the French duo of novelists, Boileau-Narcejac, this psychological thriller delivers a flawless murder mystery in which women are at the core. Somebody is after Jonathan’s fortune. He’s a millionaire now - the more careful he is, the greater the danger to him!

Eurochannel invites you to feel the thrill of Jonathan, a man who passes from extreme misery, to joy and suspicion, as those in his life attempt to deprive him of the only chance he has for real happiness.

Synopsis:

Jonathan (Bruno Debrandt), an unhappy man who has just inherited a massive fortune, discovers that Anaïs (Audrey Fleurot), his wife, has been hospitalized after a car accident. But she has been replaced by an unknown woman who claims to be Anaïs… she even has ID documents to prove it!

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