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Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets (1995)

The Grotesque (original title)
Sir Hugo is more interested in reconstructing dinosaur bones than in paying attention to his wife, Lady Harriet. He's not thrilled when daughter Cleo brings home her betrothed, Sidney, who ... See full summary »

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Sir Hugo Coal
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Lady Harriet Coal
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Fledge
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Cleo Coal
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George Lecky
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Mrs. Giblet
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Doris
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Lavinia Freebody
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Inspector Limp
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Sidney Giblet
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Sir Edward Cleghorn
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Johm Lecky
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Harbottle
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Sykes-Herring
Nick Lucas ...
Hubert Cleggie
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Sir Hugo is more interested in reconstructing dinosaur bones than in paying attention to his wife, Lady Harriet. He's not thrilled when daughter Cleo brings home her betrothed, Sidney, who aspires to be a poet. The new butler, Fledge, provides Lady Harriet with the attention she's been missing and then seduces Sidney. Did he have a role in Sidney's disappearance as well? Written by Dennis Lewis <dsl@sprynet.com>

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Beneath the surface of respectability lies the shadow of our darker side.


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Rated R for sexuality and some gore | See all certifications »
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Fledge: He wanted me to light his lamp.
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Butler moves into house - sleeps with everyone
14 July 2000 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

This movie was more boring than church. All they did was yak yak yak and didn't even shoot anybody. The sex scenes were okay, but it was all that "dialogue" and "plot" between the sex that really ruined this film.


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