Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets (1995)

R   |    |  Comedy, Drama, Horror

Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets (1995) Poster

Sir Hugo (Sir Alan Bates) is more interested in reconstructing dinosaur bones than in paying attention to his wife, Lady Harriet (Theresa Russell). He's not thrilled when daughter Cleo (... See full summary »


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3 September 1999 | DM-19
| Hey! It's sleeping pills in celluloid form!
I like the premise of this film, a butler worming his way into the family to gain their inheritance, but the execution lacks any excitement, tension or even passion that it should.

Sting fails to capture any real nastiness about himself, the cinematography is DULL and the really leaden script doesn't do any justice to the fine Patrick McGrath novel.

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7 March 1997



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Norfolk, England, UK

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