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Ridicule

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This is a French costume drama from director [[Performer~P99108~Patrice Leconte~patriceleconte]] that recalls both [[Feature~V12171~Dangerous Liaisons~dangerousliaisons]] (1988) and [[Feature~V135445~Restoration~restoration]] (1995). Gregoire Ponceludon de Malavoy ([[Performer~P195199~Charles Berling~charlesberling]]) is a baron of the 18th century French countryside, wealthy in property and high in social position but poor in cash. Local peasants -- dependent upon his largesse for their income -- are in...more

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