Gilles and Elisa look like a happy couple, yet once in a while Elisa has the feeling that things aren’t quite right with her husband, but she always ignores it — pregnant women are always getting funny ideas. Thus the discovery of the truth is all the more painful…
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Emmanuelle Devos is so talented that,with not much dialogue,her expressions convey her emotions and there are many in this sad story set in a French village in the 1930's.
If only the script had done more to show and explain the desperate passion felt by her husband for his sister in law.