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Sweet Revenge (1990)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | TV Movie 9 July 1990
An attorney plays match-maker for her ex-husband to try to rid herself of alimony payments.

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Charlotte Brändström (as Charlotte Brandstrom)

Writer:

Janet Brownell (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rosanna Arquette ... Kate Williams
Carrie Fisher ... Linda
John Sessions ... John
François-Eric Gendron François-Eric Gendron ... Frank
John Hargreaves ... Jim Harris
Bruno Madinier Bruno Madinier ... Phil
Myriam Moszko Myriam Moszko ... Ruth
Consuelo De Haviland Consuelo De Haviland ... Mary Harris
Carina Barone ... Francine Scott
Yves Brainville Yves Brainville ... Chase
Jerome Natali Jerome Natali ... Birthday Kid
Andrea Schieffer Andrea Schieffer ... Susan Marks
Dominique MacAvoy Dominique MacAvoy ... Actress #1
Susan Carlson Susan Carlson ... Actress #2
Claire Marsden Claire Marsden ... Actress #3
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Storyline

A successful female lawyer decides to divorce her husband, a failed writer.He successfully sues for her to pay him alimony based upon an agreement written on a balloon that she would support him if he put her through law school. The only condition attached by the judge is that if he remarries then the alimony stops. She decides to have her revenge by hiring an actress to seduce him and get him to marry her. Written by Daniel Bruce <danielb@genasys.com.au>

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Comedy | Romance

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Country:

France | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 July 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Doce Vingança See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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Sweet Revenge is sweet, not vengeful!
19 May 2005 | by Amy AdlerSee all my reviews

Linda (Carrie Fisher) promised her writer husband, long ago, on a balloon, that she would stick by him if he would put her through law school. Fast Forward. Marriage is not everlasting bliss. Linda, a very successful attorney, is granted a divorce but is ordered to pay substantial alimony to John, the ex, until he should remarry in the future. Linda is somewhat ticked and hires an actress named Kate (Rosanna Arquette) to worm her way into a relationship and eventual marriage to John. Kate is a trooper, a ditzy one, albeit. Could there be a spanner in the works? Those who like light, romantic comedy will enjoy this film. Fisher and Arquette are perfect foils for each other and the rest of the cast is quite capable. Costumes and the Paris ambiance are nice as well and the script has some surprising twists and turns. Never mean spirited, this revenge turns out to be the best medicine for everyone. The same is true for anyone who happens upon this film at the video store or library.


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