|release date:||November 22, 2002|
Tuesday November 23, 2004 (dvd)
|running time:||95 min.|
|director:||Michael Mackenzie |
|producer(s):||Bob Krupinski |
|cast:||Patricia Clarkson, Caroline Dhavernas, Colm Feore, Louise Marleau, Bernard Hepton, Benoît Brière |
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The Baroness and the Pig Movie Synopsis
In 1888, a wealthy American woman marries an English baron and they settle down in Paris. Their apartments not only contain impressionist paintings, photographs, a gramophone and other recent inventions, they are lit by electricity. The baroness takes in a girl who grew up in the wilds with pigs. Naming her Emily, the aristocrat keeps busy by educating her, in order to make her the star attraction of her future show. But her plans come into conflict with those of her husband, who wants to sell Italian fabrics to an influential duchess who misinterprets the baroness’s ideas. When the baroness finds out that her husband wants to leave her, and that he has raped Emily, she and Emily band together to make sure he fails.
Very bizarre homemade looking film. Overall wouldn`t have been such great project if it wasn`t for one scene. The Theatre is absolutely fantasic [the ending of that scene]. The `conspirators` are genious! Very well acted by both women. When the baroness throws her skirt over her shoulder it gives an extra spice. And the ending of the scene is marvelous! It would have been nice if they elaborated more on the climax scene. But it was great watching the whole film just for the `conspirators`..