American writer Tom Ricks (Ethan Hawke) comes to Paris desperate to put his life together again and win back the love of his estranged wife and daughter. But when he is robbed of all his possessions, he finds himself living in a shady hotel, working as a night guard in a clandestine and possibly illicit operation. Tom is desperate to win back his family's affections, and to break the curse of writer's block which has been plaguing him for years. One night, the beautiful and mysterious Margit (Kristin Scott-Thomas) walks into his life and things start looking up when the two embark on a passionate and intense affair. But when a string of inexplicable events take place, with increasingly shocking outcomes, Tom's fear and panic intensifies: who is Margit? And what is her secret?
The Woman in the Fifth
What is her secret?