An old mistress

(Une vieille maîtresse)
Catherine Breillat / F - I, 2005
French version / English subtitles / translated into Czech, 114 min

This future wedding is on everyone’s lips. The young and dissolute Ryno de Marigny is betrothed to marry Hermangarde, an extremely virtuous gem of the French aristocracy. But some, who wish to prevent the union, despite the young couple‘s mutual love, whisper that the young man will never break off his passionate love aff air with Vellini, which has been going on for years. In a whirlpool of confi dences, betrayals and secrets, facing conventions and destiny, feelings will prove their strength is invincible...