By Caren Weiner Campbell
February 23, 2001 at 05:00 AM EST

Sweet Revenge (Movie - 2000)

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Even though Sweet Revenge is based on the work of noted playwright Alan Ayckbourn and blessed with a talented cast, this droll English comedy never quite catches fire. A stolidly paced tale of a square (Sam Neill) shanghaied by a wacky beauty (Helena Bonham Carter) into embarrassing entanglements, à la Something Wild, the film is stocked with stereotypical characters and classic scenery. Though not at all challenging, it’s as predictably cozy as a period novel. B-

Sweet Revenge (Movie - 2000)

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