Desperate Remedies
Desperate Remedies (1993)

Taking place in 19th-century New Zealand, this over-the-top melodrama stars Kevin Smith as Lawrence Hayes, who is spotted by the beautiful but reserved Dorothea Brook (Jennifer Ward-Lealand). She asks Lawrence to do her a favor and marry… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: November 25, 1993
DVD Release Date: June 18, 1996
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Dennis Schwartz
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It passes the giggle test as a splendidly opulent parody of period trysts.

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Michael E. Grost
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WIld, stylish historical melodrama shows a genuinely experimental approach to filmmaking.

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