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Cousin Bette
     

Cousin Bette

Director: Gareth Davies, Helen Mirren, Margaret Tyzack, Colin Baker

Cast: Gareth Davies, Helen Mirren, Margaret Tyzack, Colin Baker

 
An embittered spinster rains vengeance upon her wealthy family after a beautiful niece steals her handsome protégé in this classic BBC drama based on the novel by Honoré de Balzac and starring revered British actress Helen Mirren in her very first mini-series. Cousin Bette is approaching middle-age, and earns her keep as an embroiderer whose beautiful work belies the

Overview

An embittered spinster rains vengeance upon her wealthy family after a beautiful niece steals her handsome protégé in this classic BBC drama based on the novel by Honoré de Balzac and starring revered British actress Helen Mirren in her very first mini-series. Cousin Bette is approaching middle-age, and earns her keep as an embroiderer whose beautiful work belies the pent-up resentment she feels towards her wealthy family. When her handsome protégé runs off with her gorgeous young niece, an infuriated Bette determines to make the lives of her pompous family members a living hell.

Product Details

Release Date:
01/30/2007
UPC:
0054961902095
Original Release:
1971
Rating:
NR
Source:
Acorn Media
Time:
3:40:00

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Cousin Bette, Vol. 1
   Episode Selection
      Part One: Poor Relations
      Part Two: This House For Pleasure
      Part Three: Delilah and Her Handmaid
   Scene Index
      Part One: Poor Relations
      Part Two: This House For Pleasure
      Part Three: Delilah and Her Handmaid
   Special Features
      Honoré de Balzac Biography
      Cast Filmographies
         Margaret Tyzack
         Helen Mirren
         Thorley Walters
         Colin Baker
         Ursula Howells
         John Bryans
Disc #2 -- Cousin Bette, Vol. 2
   Episode Selection
      Part Four: Bitter Harvest
      Part Five: Family Angel
   Scene Index
      Part Four: Bitter Harvest
      Part Five: Family Angel

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