Savage Soul (2004)





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Haute Provence, France, 1945. During a night-long vigil, a group of women evoke the ambiguous destiny of Therese, the eldest among them.

Drome, France, 1882. At age 22, Therese elopes with her boyfriend Firmin and settles in the town of Chatillon. She is soon drawn to the most elegant woman in town, Madame Numance, whose generosity knows no limits.An intense connection born of mutual fascination springs up between these two "savage souls".

Firmin soon steps in, however, and stirs up trouble... He swindles the Numances, who allow themselves to be robbed without batting an eyelash.Madame Numance disappears forever.Thérèse will never be the same again. She cheats on her husband, lies to her lovers... Will she go so far as to commit murder?

The story of a lifetime is etched in the course of a single night. Can we ever really know the truth about Therese? -- © 2001 Paramount Pictures
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All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

A faltering and confused tale.

November 21, 2001
Hollywood Reporter
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Throughout the film, the relationship of Therese and Madame Numance has an intriguing ambiguity.

Full Review… | February 1, 2002
Boxoffice Magazine

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