British schoolteacher Nicholas moves to a small Greek island to replace an instructor who committed suicide in this hypnotic fantasy. Once there, he develops a fascination with mysterious local recluse Conchis and his wife, Lily.
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It's circular in its logic and definitely not successful, but it's not dull. Anthony Quinn (looking very Picasso-esque) is fine, Michael Caine is beffudled from the get go and Anna Karina is absolutely wasted
Never really comes alive but there's a good movie in there somewhere. It's one of those messes that makes You think about what could have been had it been more focused. I REALLY wanna read the book now!
Nicholas Urfe, professeur, accepte un poste en Grèce. A son arrivée, il rencontre un homme étrange qui l'invite pour le week-end. Il prétend s'appeler Maurice Conchis, décédé en 1944 ..... Curieux !