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Release Date: June 9th, 2017

DVD Release Date: August 29th, 2017

PG-13|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
Philip is a young Englishman who finds his cousin Ambrose dead after traveling to Florence, Italy. He vows revenge against Ambrose's missing wife Rachel, blaming her for his untimely demise. When Philip meets Rachel for the first time, his mood suddenly changes as he finds himself falling for her seductive charm and beauty. As his obsession for her grows, Rachel now hatches a scheme to win back her late husband's estate from the unsuspecting Philip.

Cast: Rachel Weisz, Sam Claflin, Holliday Grainger, Iain Glen, Pierfrancesco Favino, Vicki Pepperdine, Poppy Lee Friar, Katherine Pearce

Director: Roger Michell

Genres: Drama, Romance, Mystery

Production Co: Free Range Films

Distributors: Fox Searchlight

Keywords: Temptation, Revenge, Forbidden love, Mystery, Melodramatic, Emotional

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  • Here, it is saying in effect, are old-fashioned conventions that still have life in them, but to appreciate them we need to approach them playfully. That worked for me, from the understated start to the overwrought finish. show more

  • Weisz shows her Oscar-winning talents by hitting precisely the right notes throughout My Cousin Rachel: from warmth to guile to chilly practicality. show more

  • There's enough dark sizzle between leads Rachel Weisz and Sam Claflin to keep the audience involved through the underpowered middle stretches before the film regains its footing, delivering a disquieting shiver of a conclusion. show more

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