The Grotesque (1996)

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  • Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets Alternative

Synopsis

Black comedy. Sir Hugo Coal is too wrapped up in his work in paleontology to notice when his wife becomes very attached to their new butler. He nevertheless puts his foot down when his daughter announces her engagement to a young poet. The poet subsequently disappears and a murder investigation is begun.

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