A failed actor gets his 15 minutes of infamy when his ex-wife writes a vengeful tell-all book about their marriage. He decides to use his acting skills to get revenge on her.

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Catherine Rich ...
Madame de Varenne
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Bernard Sprat
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Laura Perot
Amanda Elwes ...
Mimi
Pavel Douglas ...
Edouard Astier
Susannah Kenton ...
Christine de Varenne
Patrick Floersheim ...
Martin
Rebecca Pauly ...
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Olivier Pierre ...
Carpentier
François Lalande ...
Dujardin
Véronique Ryke ...
Paulette
Isabelle Guiard ...
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Roger Bret ...
Jewellery Salesman
Alain Flick ...
Fat Neighbour
Geoffrey Carey ...
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A failed actor gets his 15 minutes of infamy when his ex-wife writes a vengeful tell-all book about their marriage. He decides to use his acting skills to get revenge on her.

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There's no telling how far some people will go to get rich ... or get even!

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21 July 1993 (USA)  »

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One of the best comedies ever!
24 January 2001 | by (Augusta, GA) – See all my reviews

C. Thomas Howell does an outstandingly funny job as a down-on-his-luck actor who suddenly becomes the most talked about person on tv. It just isn't the kind of attention he wants. His ex-wife (Ally Sheedy, Breakfast Club) has written a "fictitious" novel detailing the horrible things that Bernard Spratt(Howell) did to her. This is all a lie of course. WHat does he do about it? Gets even of course. He puts his acting to the test when he dresses up as someone else to get revenge on his ex-wife. Ally Sheedy is brilliant as the overly dramatic and very bitchy high-maintance ex-wife. Hilaroiusly funny! A must see! 10/10


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