Paddy is the charismatic film
producer who has got used to having his
cake and eating it. Joscelyn has tolerated her husband's philandering
for years, and has always been confident that their unusual union is
happy and secure.
But when one of Paddy's girlfriends becomes pregnant all the
relationships involved come under immense strain. Paddy has the
competing demands of wife and mistress, and they come under threat from
a third woman who is hoping to take both their places.
There are difficult decisions to be made, and this prompts a dramatic
end in which the Philanderer's Wife has to decide on the future of her