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Affairs of the heart are tangled all round, as Oliver and Carmella split up but Carmella rejects Ringo, who goes off the rails.
LIFE goes off the rails for Alain (Laurent Lucas) when his boss's wife Alice (Charlotte Rampling) is exceptionally rude at what should have been a nice, polite dinner party.
Then this ostensibly sane man abruptly goes off the rails, muttering under his breath in a running commentary that obsessively works through the circumstances of Sophie's apparent abduction.