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A woman tries to straighten out her life, even as her past as a con-woman comes back to haunt her.

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Laure / Lily (as Rebecca Romijn-Stamos)
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Pierre / Bartender
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Seated Guard (as Jean-Marc Mineo)
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The thief Laurie Ash steals the expensive diamond jewel called 'Eye of the Serpent' in an audacious heist during an exhibition in Cannes 2001 Festival. She double-crosses her partners and is mistakenly taken as Lily, a woman who lost her husband and son in an accident and is missing since then, by an ordinary family. One day, while having bath in Lily's bathtub, Lily comes back home and commits suicide. Laurie assumes definitely Lily's identity, goes to America where she marries a rich man, who becomes the Ambassador of USA in France. When Laurie returns to France, her past haunts her. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Nothing is more desirable or more deadly than a woman with a secret


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Rated R for strong sexuality, violence and language | See all certifications »

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6 November 2002 (USA)  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$324,709 (Japan) (29 August 2003)

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$567,253 (Japan) (29 August 2003)
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Uma Thurman was originally cast as Laure Ash, but cancelled when she became pregnant. See more »

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The envelope and passport change their relative positions in Laure's hand between shots during the climactic scene. See more »

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Laure Ash: So I went back to the states and got everything a bad girl wants.
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Transgression
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Performed by Dead Fly Syndrome
© 2002 by Quinta Communications S.A. & Kinetic Art and Business America, Inc.
Published 2002 by Quinta Communications S.A.
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For movie buffs it's predictable and I personally didn't find it all that enjoyable
7 December 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Like most trailers when I saw the trailer to this and was expecting a straightforward erotic thriller with some schemes here and there. But that wasn't entirely the case, in fact the movie felt a bit drawn out and dull sometimes. I am not sure if they tried to go in a artistic direction with this movie, but the combination of those elements didn't seem to work that well. In fact the movie felt slightly dated with the direction and all. This movie will also leave some casual viewers slightly confused and not really in a good way either. Like what the heck is going on? And how did it get to that point? And stuff like that. If there was some suspense it would have made the movie better but there is almost no suspense. The plot isn't anything original, it's about a woman who got mixed up with some bad people and is trying to escape her past but her past catches up to her. And there is some twist than and there. The thing is the movie isn't really entertaining or grabs the attention or interest. You just go with it until it's over. Twist and turns isn't that great but when it comes to the twist the title says it all. It's cool when a movie lets the audience participate and use there brains to figure out what is going on, but that just wasn't any fun with this. There is easy to spot flaws in the plot and somethings are just not explained and not in a good way either. Overall I just didn't enjoy this movie, maybe some audience may like this style and direction but I personally didn't all that much. It isn't a terrible movie but I just didn't find it enjoyable.

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