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The Stepford Wives (2004)
Comedy,Drama,Thriller,Sci-Fi
USA / English
"Make one. "
What does it take to become a Stepford wife, a woman perfect beyond belief? Ask the Stepford husbands, who've created this high-tech terrifying little town, in a very modern comedy-thriller.
Nicole Kidman Joanna Eberhart
Matthew Broderick Walter Kresby
Bette Midler Bobbie Markowitz
Glenn Close Claire Wellington
Christopher Walken Mike Wellington
Roger Bart Roger Bannister
David Marshall Grant Jerry Harmon
Jon Lovitz Dave Markowitz
Dylan Hartigan Pete Kresby
Fallon Brooking Kimberly Kresby
Faith Hill Sarah Sunderson
Matt Malloy Herb Sunderson
Kate Shindle Beth Peters
Tom Riis Farrell Stan Peters
Lorri Bagley Charmaine Van Sant
Director: Frank Oz
Producer: Donald De Line,Gabriel Grunfeld,Scott Rudin,Edgar J. Scherick
Writer: Ira Levin,Paul Rudnick
Spare Parts
Although I haven't seen the original version of "The Stepford Wives", i understood the general idea before i watched this years remake. However, this knowledge makes the "surprise" twists during the film easily predictable, although the female-dominated-male-dominated-world one at the was a bit of a surprise.

The cast do their job well enough; Kidman does well as the ex-career woman trying to unravel Stepfords secrets, Broderick is fairly effective as the husband who always came in second, Walken is well cast as the calm, authoritative leader, and Close does well as the woman behind-the-scenes. Unfortunately, it takes a little more than good acting to make a good film. Most of the jokes are flat and none of the twists are really shocking; its all a little mechanical.

"The Stepford Wives" has been described as a "very modern comedy thriller", and maybe this is right. Except without the jokes. Or the thrills.

Personal
Seen it:Nej
Nr of disks/tapes:2
Storage device:Divx 5
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Movie
Imdb rating: 5.1
Musician: David Arnold
Running time: 93 min
Technical
Subtitles: Svenska
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Last modified: 2007-07-18 22:31:3