Sight and Sound - 09/01/1998
"...It has a feel for the subtleties of its genre....The film paints a hilarious picture of a wretched society from the opening shot..."
USA Today - 07/02/1998
"...Fabulously mounted....Every scene has something to enjoy..." -- 3 1/2 out of 4 stars
Premiere - 02/01/1998
"...The lush cinematography, set design, and costumes make this cynical tale a feast for the eyes..."
Los Angeles Times - 06/12/1998
"...Graceful, effervescent and amusingly arch..."
Lange plays a woman who seeks revenge by employing a seductress (Shue) to do the work for her. Soon, every man in Paris has been victimized and discarded. Solid performances highlight this tale of seduction and betrayal.