Feb 15, 2009

Michelle Does "Cheri"...

In the new film "Chéri", set in 1920's France, a well-known 'madam' (Kathy Bates) arranges for her son 'Cheri' (Rupert Friend) to meet with a fellow courtesan (Michelle Pfeiffer) to learn the ways of love, not expecting the two to continue their affair, when Cheri has the chance to marry into wealth.

The films stars Pfeiffer as 'Léa de Lonval', Rupert Friend as 'Chéri', Kathy Bates as 'Madame Peloux', Felicity Jones as 'Edmée', Frances Tomelty as 'Rose', Anita Pallenberg as 'La Copine', Harriet Walter as 'La Loupiote', Jason Thornton as 'Oswald' and Iben Hjejle as 'Marie Laure'.

Stephen "Dangerous Liaisons" Frears directs the Pathe Pictures/Miramax co-production based on the novella by author Colette...