Not Rated | | Drama, Romance
A society lady engineers a marriage between her lover and a cabaret dancer who is essentially a prostitute.
It is a modern adaptation of a section of Denis Diderot's Jacques the Fatalist (1796).
So this is where she lives and sleeps. She plays piano here, and she sits and reads over there. The lamp is her. These flowers are her. This cushion, this frame - it's all her.
When Agnes falls after dancing in her apartment, her head is seen resting upon the skirt of her costume. But in the close shot when her mother goes to her, her head is seen to be on the floor.
The German dubbed version is about two minutes shorter, due to several cuts in the final scenes. The channel Arte screened the complete movie with the missing scenes subtitled.