• My Cousin Rachel (2017)

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My Cousin Rachel

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: Mystery , Drama , Romance

Production Co: Free Range Films

Distributors: Fox Searchlight

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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    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

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    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

  • 70
    Fionnuala HalliganScreen International

    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

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