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My Lover, My Son

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R,1hr 36min
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1970
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Synopsis: The British/American co-production My Lover, My Son stars Romy Schneider as Frances, the unhappy wife of businessman Robert (Donald Houston). When her lover is accidentally drowned, Frances turns to her teenaged son James (Dennis Waterman) for comfort. Her husband doesn't like this set-up and bundles James off to college, but upon his return the boy enters into an affair with his own mother. Robert discovers the incestuous couple in an embrace and reacts violently, whereupon Frances kills him in ... Full Synopsis
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My Lover, My Son is a rather frustrating movie. It sounds like a perfectly trashy exploitation flick, yet it has more on its mind than taking its controversial subject matter and creating a lurid little melodrama. Unfortunately, while it aims to be something more serious, it lacks the depth that it tries to attain. Lover wants to offer a sincere meditation on the meaning of love and to be an examination ... Read Review
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Francesca Anderson
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