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  • Cousin Bette (1998)
  • R
    108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Cousin Bette (1998)
R
108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

When her sister dies in 1846, Bette moves from the château to Paris to work as a theater seamstress. She helps a handsome, starving artist. When her niece lures him away from her, she plans a devious revenge.
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Director
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Honoré de Balzac (novel) | Lynn Siefert (screenplay) | Susan Tarr (screenplay)
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Release date
Jun 12, 1998 (United States)

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27 cast members
Name Known for
John Benfield
Dr. Bianchon Dr. Bianchon   See fewer
Hugh Laurie
Hector Hector   See fewer
Paul Bandey
Priest Priest   See fewer
Laura Fraser
Mariette Mariette   See fewer
Toby Stephens
Victorin Victorin   See fewer
Kelly Macdonald
Hortense Hortense   See fewer
Janie Hargreaves
Célestine Célestine   See fewer
Gillian Martell
Portress Portress   See fewer
Elisabeth Shue
Jenny Cadine Jenny Cadine   See fewer
John Sessions
Musical Director Musical Director   See fewer
Henrik Wager
Baritone Baritone   See fewer
Aden Young
Wenceslas Wenceslas   See fewer
John Quentin
Elderly Aristocrat Elderly Aristocrat   See fewer
Bob Hoskins
Crevel Crevel   See fewer
Jefferson Mays
Stidmann Stidmann   See fewer
Tim Barlow
De Forzheim De Forzheim   See fewer
Heathcote Williams
Nucingen Nucingen   See fewer
Philip Jackson
De Wissembourg De Wissembourg   See fewer
Toby Jones
Gentleman in Café des Artistes Gentleman in Café des Artistes   See fewer
Kenneth Jay
Gentleman in Café des Artistes Gentleman in Café des Artistes   See fewer
Simon McBurney
Vauvinet Vauvinet   See fewer
Geoffrey Carey
Duelmaster Duelmaster   See fewer
Dermot Keaney
Chief Gendarme Chief Gendarme   See fewer
Laetitia Colombani
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
Mathieu Naert
Street kid (uncredited) Street kid (uncredited)   See fewer
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