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The Serpent's Kiss (1997)

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Young Dutch landscape architect Meneer Chrome comes to a remote English estate where Thomas Smithers lives with his wife, Juliana. Smithers is determined to leave as his legacy a fabulous ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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Meneer Chrome
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Juliana
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Thomas Smithers
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James Fitzmaurice
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Thea / Anna
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Physician
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Secretary
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Mr. Galmoy
Britta Smith ...
Mrs. Galmoy
Susan Fitzgerald ...
Mistress Clevely
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Pritchard
Rúaidhrí Conroy ...
Physician's Assistant
Henry King ...
Lead Reaper
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Garden Boy
Caimin Danaher ...
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Young Dutch landscape architect Meneer Chrome comes to a remote English estate where Thomas Smithers lives with his wife, Juliana. Smithers is determined to leave as his legacy a fabulous garden, to be carved from a wild patch of land beside his home. Chrome receives written instructions from his unseen master via a secretary, and the master is Juliana's cousin, Fitzmaurice, who had romance with Juliana when they were young and plans to make Thomas bankrupt via setting up extravagant garden and to make Juliana come back to him. Written by Anonymous

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11 December 1998 (Portugal)  »

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A kígyó csókja  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)
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Never theatrically released in the UK. See more »

Quotes

Chrome: There's something missing.
Smithers: Missing?
Chrome: Yes.
Smithers: The bills lack nothing. Nothing missing from the bills.
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A bit slow, but a good story.
15 July 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I found this movie to be a bit slow moving at times, but it was packed with great performances, particularly those of McGregor and Postlewait. The story was interesting, but I think it would have been better had they spent more time on development of the story. Or perhaps made it a short film.


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