The Romantic Englishwoman (1976)

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  • Une Anglaise Romantique Alternative


A bored Englishwoman, Elizabeth, on a whim, goes to Baden Baden. She meets a young man, Thomas, a drugdealer, and begins an affair with him. The affair continues even after she returns home to her husband, whom she eventually leaves and travels to the Mediterranean with Thomas. The latter however continues his activities in the drug trade, and as a gigolo. Thomas phones Elizabeth's husband to come and collect her, but the husband is followed by one of Thomas's drug contacts who has been looking for him. Thomas is led away by the drug contact and Elizabeth is taken back home by her husband.

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