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Release Date: October 25, 2000

Year    :   2000
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Genres    :   Crime, Drama, Mystery
Production Companies    :   MK2 Films, France 2 Cinéma, CAB Productions, TSR, YMC Productions
Director    :   Claude Chabrol
Producers    :   Marin Karmitz, Yvon Crenn, Yvon Crenn, Jean-Louis Porchet, Gérard Ruey, Francine Lusser, Nathalie Kreuther, Gisèle Vuillaume, Monica Donati, David Crenn, Vanessa Balmer, Sandra Gerber, Gisele Musy, Hélène Platel, Claudia Tur
Writers    :   Claude Chabrol, Charlotte Armstrong, Caroline Eliacheff
RunTime    :   101 mins.

Mika is the wife of celebrated pianist Andre Polonski and stepmother to his son, Guillaume, whose mother died in a car wreck on his sixth birthday. Their lives are interrupted by the unexpected arrival of Jeanne, a young woman who has learned that she was almost switched at birth with Guillaume whilst in hospital. Also a pianist, Jeanne harbors a suspicion that she may be Andre's daughter. Andre undertakes to continue her piano tuition, but, on entering the Polonski family, Jeanne begins to notice the icily controlled Mika behaving strangely. Her suspicions aroused, Jeanne begins the dangerous task of unraveling Mika's dark past of secrets and lies...

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