Death and the Maiden

Title: Death and the Maiden
Country: UK | USA | France
Year: 1994
Director: Roman Polanski
Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Stuart Wilson
Duration: 103 min.
Language: English
Plot: Paulina Escobar is the housewife to a prominent lawyer in an unnamed South American country just out of a dictatorship. One day a storm forces her husband to ride home with a neighbor. That chance encounter brings up demons from her past, as she is convinced that the neighbor, Dr. Miranda, was part of the old fascist regime that tortured and raped her, while blindfolded.



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