Cinema: Through a Looking Glass

Joy House. Cuckolded by an insolent Gallic gigolo (Alain Delon), the American millionaire orders his henchmen:

"Go to Europe and get him. Bring me his head. I want to give it to my wife." In the process, Delon is slugged, flung into a scalding tub, shot at, almost drowned, and nearly run down during a mad chase along the Cōte d'Azur.

Delon keeps his head, and, momentarily out of peril, goes to work as chauffeur for a sleek, wealthy young widow (Lola Albright) and her nubile cousin (Jane Fonda). In their Italianate castle, practically everything is extraordinary. The cousin pretends to be the...

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