Two sisters turn their family mansion in Louisiana into a guest house. One of their guests is an aide to a congressman, and turns their lives inside out.

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Matt Rutledge
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Lucy Bonnard
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Charlotte Bonnard
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Cleve Doucet
Anne Pitoniak ...
Mrs. Bettlehelm
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Etienne LeViolette
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Fran Steuben (as Natalia Nogulich)
Richard Minchenberg ...
Lenny Steuben
Bobby Pickett ...
Roger
Jason Saucier ...
Jud Nevins
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Mr. Bonnard
Fay Cohn ...
Mrs. Bonnard
Ashley McMurry ...
Young Lucy
Ben Cook ...
Young Matt
Casey Levron ...
Young Etienne
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Matt Rutledge is on business in the Louisiana country. He decides to stay at an old house which is a bed-and-breakfast type of place owned by two sisters, Charlotte and younger Lucy. Charlotte is in and out of love with town sheriff Cleve Doucet while seductive Lucy is attracted to Matt. Written by Anonymous

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Love Kills


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9 February 1988 (USA)  »

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Das Hotel im Todesmoor  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)

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$743,445 (USA)
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A nice piece of Southern gothic
14 March 2001 | by (Denton, TX) – See all my reviews

The director of this film, Bill Condon, later won a measure of acclaim for directing Gods and Monsters. His talent is already evident in this work which takes a familiar story and makes it work through wonderful gothic atmosphere and wonderful performances from Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judith Ivey, and especially Eric Stoltz. A nice combination of B-movie conventions with A-movie talent.


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