Character: Karen Stone
Directed by: Robert Allan Ackerman
Written by: Tennessee Williams. Martin Sherman
Produced by: James Flynn, Morgan O'Sullivan
Cast Members: Olivier Martinez, Anne Bancroft, Rodrigo Santoro, Brian Dennehy
Released date: May 4, 2003
Genre: Drama, Romance
Karen Stone is a former actress who has settled into a staid marriage with a wealthy husband. After he suddenly dies during an Italian vacation, Karen is left alone and in need of company. When she meets the enigmatic Contessa, Karen is set up with the handsome, and much younger, Paolo, which leads to an intense romance. Trouble arises, however, when it seems that Paolo may not reciprocate Karen's deep affection for him.
• Beauty is a world of its own. It has a godly license. I know it only too well, I possessed it once. And then the license was revoked.