- BBC Two, 8.50 pm. Film: The Cage (1975):
starring Lino Ventura , Ingrid Thulin
Matrimonial problems are a recurring theme in French cinema but this is a rare example of the down-trodden wife gaining the upper hand. Julien, rich, fifty ish, charming, wrote his wife out of his life when he divorced her. Now they have a business appointment. Julien expects a brief, banal meeting but Helene surprises him.
Screenplay by PIERRE GRANIER-DEFERRE and PASCAL JARDIN from the play by JACK JACQUINE. Produced by RAYMOND DANON Directed by PIERRE GRANIER-DEFERRE
(A French film with English sub-titles) (First showing on British television)