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Release Date: June 12th, 1998

DVD Release Date: December 22nd, 1998

R|1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary
Lovelorn Bette (Jessica Lange) falls for an artist, Count Wenceslas Steinbach (Aden Young), but is enraged when the sculptor instead decides to pursue Bette's rival, Hortense Hulot (Kelly Macdonald). Hortense's good fortune cements Bette's hatred of the Hulots, her wealthy in-laws, so she decides to ruin the family. Bette persuades beautiful prostitute Jenny Cadine (Elisabeth Shue) to seduce Wenceslas in the hope it will harm Hortense, but the plan has unforeseen results.

Cast: Jessica Lange, Elisabeth Shue, Bob Hoskins, Hugh Laurie, Kelly Macdonald, Aden Young, Geraldine Chaplin, Toby Stephens

Director: Des McAnuff

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Fox Searchlight