The Woman in the Fifth trailer

The Woman in the Fifth is based on a Douglas Kennedy novel originally published in 2007. Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski, The Woman revolves around an American writer (Ethan Hawke) who flees to Paris in an attempt to avoid a scandal while also trying to win his estranged wife and daughter back.

However, things don’t quite work out, and instead of reuniting his family, he ends up in a shady hotel. There he meets Margit (Kristin Scott Thomas), a beautiful stranger whom he begins a passionate affair with. Inexplicable events begin occuring around the writer leading him to wonder if Margit might be a murderer.

The Woman in the Fifth can be seen in theaters starting on June 15.

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