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
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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 ...
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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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Terribly unfunny stab at comedy with unsatisfying payoff
30 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

This movie is bad, largely because the entire story is a blatant setup for a revenge ending, but the "revenge" is as uninspired and limp as the rest of the film.

While the acting is uninspired at best, the script is far worse. If you create a story that spends most of its time frustrating the viewer by showing how an evil antagonist is allowed to get away with all her crimes, you'd better at least have one hell of an ending. This film does not. It trickles to an unsatisfying stop.

I went in with extremely low expectations, and was somehow still disappointed.


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