Character: Isabel Walker
Directed by: James Ivory
Written by: Ruth Prawer Jhavbala
Produced by: Ismail Merchant, Michael Schiffer
Cast Members: Naomi Watts, Glenn Close, Leslie Caron, Stockard Channing
Released date: August 8, 2003
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Duration: 1h 57min
Isabel Walker flies to Paris to visit her pregnant stepsister Roxeanne. However, her arrival coincides with her sister's husband Charles walking out to live with his Russian mistress. Isabel, forced to stay in Paris, falls in love with the city and begins an ultimately unsatisfying adulterous affair with an older man, coldly observed by her employer, who also had an affair with him.
• Everything sounds sexier in French.
• A comedy of manners…both good and bad.