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Catherine Deneuve, Ian Hendry, John Fraser, Yvonne Furneaux View All


Gérard Brach (Screenplay), Roman Polanski (Screenplay), Roman Polanski (Director) View All

Release: Jun. 1st, 1965
Runtime: 1 hour, 45 minutes
Beautiful young manicurist Carole suffers from androphobia (the pathological fear of interaction with men). When her sister and roommate, Helen, leaves their London flat to go on an Italian holiday with her married boyfriend, Carole withdraws into her apartment. She begins to experience frightful hallucinations, her fear gradually mutating into madness.
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the samoan lawyer
It leaves the viewer not knowing exactly what is real and what is purely imaginative in the claustrophobic, sexually repressed mind of Caro.