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The Baroness and the Pig (2002)

A wealthy American Quaker woman rebels and marries a French baron for love. A plan to start a Parisian salon with a distinctively democratic air brings conflict with her new surroundings ... See full summary »

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The Baroness
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Emily
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The Baron
Bernard Hepton ...
Soames
Louise Marleau ...
The Duchess
Benoît Brière ...
The Photographer
Rosemary Leach ...
Margaret
Catherine Vidal ...
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Valérie Jeanneret ...
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Imola Gáspár ...
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Kati Lázár ...
Cook
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István Göz ...
Duchess' Footman
Pál Makrai ...
Dr. Haghah
Tibor Kenderesi ...
Dr. Blanchard
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A wealthy American Quaker woman rebels and marries a French baron for love. A plan to start a Parisian salon with a distinctively democratic air brings conflict with her new surroundings and an unusual ally in a country girl raised by pigs. Written by Anonymous

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Beginning at sixteen minutes & twenty-one seconds, butler Soames (the venerable Bernard Hepton) regales with his precious rendition of the first two sections of William Wordsworth's fine "Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood." See more »

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intriguing story, too much emphasis on visuals and cinematography
20 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

I was intrigued by the storyline, but was disappointed overall in the film. I think the director spent too much time on the visual aspects of the film, which I felt were distracting to driving the story to its ultimate resolution. Patty Clarkson was wonderful, as usual.


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