R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The son of a courtesan retreats into a fantasy world after being forced to end his relationship with the older woman who educated him in the ways of love.
The project reunited Michelle Pfeiffer, Director Stephen Frears and writer Christopher Hampton. All three had worked together on Dangerous Liasons 20 years earlier.
We may think ourselves familiar in this day and age with the notion that whores of every description can very easily achieve fame and fortune. But towards the end of the 19th century, there what came to be known in France as the "Belle Epoque", a ...
In the closing credits, 'thanks' are given to France's national railway, the Societe National Chemin de Fer, known as the "SNCF". However the credits have the letters out of sequence, calling it the "SCNF".
English, French, Latin, Italian
£120,234 (UK) (10 May 2009)
$2,708,188 (USA) (21 August 2009)
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