DVD review: In the House

In François (8 Femmes, Swimming Pool) Ozon's tantalising comedy drama, a prissy creative-writing teacher (Fabrice Luchini) is intrigued by a 16-year-old pupil's essays.

They seem to be describing the home-life of a classmate, but instead of discouraging such sneaky voyeurism, the teacher can't resist spurring on his new protégé. It's a brilliant premise – and if it weren't for the fizzle of an ending, it might have been a brilliant film.

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