Some time after marrying a sensual girl, Pozdnychev realizes the only link to his spouse is that of physical love. When a violinist with whom his wife plays regularly the “Sonata to Kreutzer” appears, the young woman blooms in a new passion. From then on, her husband is eaten away by jealousy.
Director: Éric Rohmer.
Writer: Lev Tolstoy (short story) (as Leo Tolstoy).
Stars: Éric Rohmer, Françoise Martinelli, Jean-Claude Brialy, André Bazin, Charles L. Bitsch, Claude Chabrol, Jean-Luc Godard, Marc Laferrière, François Truffaut.