Bitter Moon

Bitter Moon

  • 1992
  • 139 min
  • France, UK
  • drama, romance, thriller

An embittered husband, paralyzed and in a wheelchair, buttonholes a complete stranger and begins to tell him the story of his marriage. The stranger would like to escape, but cannot. For one thing he grows fascinated by the story. For another he is mesmerized by the man's wife, who has perfected that trick of looking a man boldly in the eye until, by looking away, he concedes sexual supremacy.

Director: Roman Polanski

Screenwriters: Roman Polanski, Gérard Brach, John Brownjohn

Stars: Hugh Grant, Kristin Scott Thomas, Emmanuelle Seigner


  • Roman Polanski
    Roman Polanski

    Roman Polanski (born 18 August 1933) is a Polish-French film director, producer, writer and actor. Born in Paris to Polish parents, Polanski relocated with his family to Poland in 1937. After surviving the Holocaust, he continued his education in Poland and became a critically acclaimed director of both art house and commercial films. Polanski's first feature-length film, Knife in...

Main Cast


Producer: Roman Polanski

Editor: Hervé de Luze

Casting: Françoise Menidrey, Mary Selway, Bonnie Timmermann

Director Of Photography: Tonino Delli Colli

Original Music Composer: Vangelis

Costume Design: Jackie Budin

Production Design: Willy Holt, Gérard Viard


Tagline: A kinky voyage with a full head of steam.

Genres: drama, romance, thriller


Year: 1992

Runtime: 139 min

Country: France, UK, USA

Language: French, English

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1