LD Entertainment has released a clip from their upcoming Thérèse, an erotic thriller based on Émile Zola’s scandalous novel, “Thérèse Raquin.”
In the film, set in the lower echelons of 1860s Paris, Thérèse Raquin (Elizabeth Olsen), a sexually repressed and beautiful young woman, is trapped in a loveless marriage to her sickly cousin, Camille (Tom Felton), by her domineering aunt, Madame Raquin (Jessica Lange).
Therese spends her days confined behind the counter of a small shop and her evenings watching Madame play dominos with an eclectic group. After she meets her husband’s alluring friend, Laurent (Oscar Isaac), she embarks on an illicit affair that leads to tragic consequences.
Rounding out the cast of are Shirley Henderson, John Kavanagh, Mackenzie Crook and Matt Lucas.
Directed and written by Charlie Stratton, Thérèse is produced by Mickey Liddell, CEO of LD Entertainment, William Horberg of Wonderful Films (The Kite Runner, Cold Mountain) and Pete Shilaimon. Jennifer Monroe and Richard Sharkey serve as the film’s executive producers.