Directed by: Des McAnuff
Written by: Lynn Siefert, Honoré de Balzac, Susan Tarr
Produced by: Lynn Siefert, Neris Thomas, Philippe Guez, Rob Scheidlinger
Cast Members: Elisabeth Shue, Bob Hoskins, Hugh Laurie, Aden Young
Released date: June 12, 1998
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Lovelorn Bette falls for an artist, Count Wenceslas Steinbach, but is enraged when the sculptor instead decides to pursue Bette's rival, Hortense Hulot. Hortense's good fortune cements Bette's hatred of the Hulots, her wealthy in-laws, so she decides to ruin the family. Bette persuades beautiful prostitute Jenny Cadine to seduce Wenceslas in the hope it will harm Hortense, but the plan has unforeseen results.
• Who knew deception, treachery and revenge could be this much fun…
• For the sake of their pleasure, men commit the most appalling crimes.