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Sweet Revenge (1990)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | TV Movie 9 July 1990
An attorney plays match-maker for her ex-husband to try to rid herself of alimony payments.


(as Charlotte Brandstrom)



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kate Williams
François-Eric Gendron ...
Jim Harris
Bruno Madinier ...
Myriam Moszko ...
Consuelo De Haviland ...
Mary Harris
Carina Barone ...
Francine Scott
Yves Brainville ...
Jerome Natali ...
Birthday Kid
Andrea Schieffer ...
Susan Marks
Dominique MacAvoy ...
Actress #1
Susan Carlson ...
Actress #2
Claire Marsden ...
Actress #3


A successful female lawyer decides to divorce her husband, a failed writer.He successfully sues for her to pay him alimony based upon an agreement written on a balloon that she would support him if he put her through law school. The only condition attached by the judge is that if he remarries then the alimony stops. She decides to have her revenge by hiring an actress to seduce him and get him to marry her. Written by Daniel Bruce <danielb@genasys.com.au>

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Doce Vingança  »

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Sweet Revenge is sweet, not vengeful!
19 May 2005 | by See all my reviews

Linda (Carrie Fisher) promised her writer husband, long ago, on a balloon, that she would stick by him if he would put her through law school. Fast Forward. Marriage is not everlasting bliss. Linda, a very successful attorney, is granted a divorce but is ordered to pay substantial alimony to John, the ex, until he should remarry in the future. Linda is somewhat ticked and hires an actress named Kate (Rosanna Arquette) to worm her way into a relationship and eventual marriage to John. Kate is a trooper, a ditzy one, albeit. Could there be a spanner in the works? Those who like light, romantic comedy will enjoy this film. Fisher and Arquette are perfect foils for each other and the rest of the cast is quite capable. Costumes and the Paris ambiance are nice as well and the script has some surprising twists and turns. Never mean spirited, this revenge turns out to be the best medicine for everyone. The same is true for anyone who happens upon this film at the video store or library.

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