Dead Romantic (1993)

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Madeleine is a teacher of English Literature. She becomes involved in an affair with a colleague, Bernard, who is married with an invalid wife. Paul, an A-level student she teaches develops a crush on her and follows her when she sets off for a liaison with Bernard. While all this is going on news periodically filters through of a brutal sex killer who murders Soho prostitutes; nobody thinks the news concerns them. While Madeleine is with Bernard he suddenly turns violent and attempts to rape and strangle her. She manages to get hold of his knife and stab him to death. She tells no one of what she has done, and as she set up the perfect alibi before she went away no one will find out except Paul who is the only one who realises what happened.

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