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Sweet Revenge (1990)

 -  Comedy  -  9 July 1990 (USA)
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An attorney plays match-maker for her ex-husband to try to rid herself of alimony payments.

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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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CARRIE FISHER PLAYS A GREAT VILLAIN....
30 June 1999 | by (NEW JERSEY, USA) – See all my reviews

Rosanna Arquette is at her MOST appealing in this film. I've been infatuated with her ever since she made a guest appearance in a dream I had years ago. Set in Paris, this predictable little love story/comedy is a nice diversion. It's warm and cuddly (in the romantic parts anyway). The supporting cast helps A LOT to hold "Sweet Revenge" together.

I just realized a common thread to another movie I commented on, "Garbo Talks". Carrie Fisher plays an assertive, aggressive (nee bitchy) soon-to-be/and ex-wife in both. She gives a remarkably scary performance as the angry woman in both. Her character in "Sweet Revenge" is much more multi-dimensional. She is allowed to be pitied at times and redeem herself somewhat at the end. But, I still wouldn't mess with her (movie or real world).

GOOD MOVIE FOR A RAINY AFTERNOON.......


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