A tennis instructor becomes engaged to the sister of a wealthy upper-class client, but is soon attracted to his girlfriend, a seductive American actress. The pair struggle to suppress their feelings, but are eventually drawn into a clandestine affair – with tragic repercussions. Woody Allen’s accustomed annual movie will probably never again hit the heights of his early masterpieces, but once in a while he still comes up with a genuine winner and does so here in what could eventually come to be viewed as one of the finest thrillers of its time. Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Brian Cox star.
Court in the act: Scarlett Johansson and Jonathan Rhys Meyers star.