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Cousin Bette


Acclaimed theater director [[Performer~P241226~Des McAnuff~desmcanuff]] made his feature-film directorial debut with this period comedy-drama adapted from Honore de Balzac's novel La Cousine Bette (1846) about a jealous and bitter spinster who attempts to destroy the romance between her niece and a Polish sculptor. In Paris of the 1840s, spinster Bette Fisher ([[Performer~P40447~Jessica Lange~jessicalange]]) steps in to "take care" of her relatives after a decline in the Hulot family fortunes, mainly due...more