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* ManipulativeBitch: The previously honest Kate's effectiveness at being one ends up shocking her.

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* ManipulativeBitch: The Much to her shock, the previously honest Kate's effectiveness Kate turns out to be surprisingly effective at being one ends up shocking her.one.


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''The Wings of the Dove'' is a 1997 British-American romantic drama film adaptation of the novel by Creator/HenryJames. It was directed by Iain Softley and stars Creator/HelenaBonhamCarter, Creator/LinusRoache, Alison Elliott, and Creator/CharlotteRampling.

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''The Wings of the Dove'' is a 1997 British-American romantic drama film adaptation of the novel by Creator/HenryJames. It was directed by Iain Softley and stars Creator/HelenaBonhamCarter, Creator/LinusRoache, Alison Elliott, Creator/CharlotteRampling, and Creator/CharlotteRampling.
Creator/MichaelGambon.



* ImpoverishedPatrician: Despite being an aristocrat, Kate is penniless and her domineering Aunt Maud (Rampling) is intending to [[NobilityMarriesMoney marry her to a rich man]] in order to save her from the fate which befell her recently deceased mother when she married Kate's own dissolute father.

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* ImpoverishedPatrician: Despite being an aristocrat, Kate is penniless and her domineering Aunt Maud (Rampling) is intending to [[NobilityMarriesMoney marry her to a rich man]] in order to save her from the fate which befell her recently deceased mother when she married Kate's own dissolute father.father (Gambon).

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* ManipulativeBitch: The previously honest Kate's effectiveness at being one ends up shocking her.


* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: The movie takes place during [[TheEdwardianEra the very reserved and repressed early years of the twentieth century]] and because the film's content matches its setting for most of the running time, it would likely merit no worse than a PG-13 or even PG rating. This abruptly changes near the end when [[HotterAndSexier the movie very much earns its R-rating.]]

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* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: The movie takes place during [[TheEdwardianEra the very reserved and repressed early years of the twentieth century]] and because the film's content matches its setting for most of the running time, it would likely merit no worse than a PG-13 or even PG rating. This abruptly changes near the end when [[HotterAndSexier the movie very much earns its R-rating.]]


* ImpoverishedPatrician: Despite being an aristocrat, Kate is penniless and her domineering Aunt Maude (Rampling) is intending to [[NobilityMarriesMoney marry her to a rich man]] in order to save her from the fate which befell her recently deceased mother when she married Kate's own dissolute father.

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* ImpoverishedPatrician: Despite being an aristocrat, Kate is penniless and her domineering Aunt Maude Maud (Rampling) is intending to [[NobilityMarriesMoney marry her to a rich man]] in order to save her from the fate which befell her recently deceased mother when she married Kate's own dissolute father.


* ImpoverishedPatrician: Despite being an aristocrat, Kate is penniless and her domineering aunt (Rampling) is intending to [[NobilityMarriesMoney marry her to a rich man]] in order to save her from the fate which befell her recently deceased mother when she married Kate's own dissolute father.

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* ImpoverishedPatrician: Despite being an aristocrat, Kate is penniless and her domineering aunt Aunt Maude (Rampling) is intending to [[NobilityMarriesMoney marry her to a rich man]] in order to save her from the fate which befell her recently deceased mother when she married Kate's own dissolute father.


* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: The movie takes place during [[TheEdwardianEra the very reserved and repressed early years of the twentieth century]] and because the film's tone matches its setting for most of the running time, its content would likely merit no worse than a PG-13 or even PG rating. This abruptly changes near the end when [[HotterAndSexier the movie very much earns its R-rating.]]

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* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: The movie takes place during [[TheEdwardianEra the very reserved and repressed early years of the twentieth century]] and because the film's tone content matches its setting for most of the running time, its content it would likely merit no worse than a PG-13 or even PG rating. This abruptly changes near the end when [[HotterAndSexier the movie very much earns its R-rating.]]


* CorruptTheCutie: Kate, in the beginning, is [[EnglishRose an honest, proper, and well-mannered young woman.]] However, fear of impoverishment leads to her becoming more deceptive and manipulative as the film goes on.

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* CorruptTheCutie: Kate, in the beginning, is [[EnglishRose an honest, proper, [[ProperLady proper and well-mannered well-mannered]] young woman.]] woman. However, fear of impoverishment leads to her becoming more deceptive and manipulative as the film goes on.


* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: The movie takes place during [[TheEdwardianEra the very reserved and repressed early years of the twentieth century]] and because the film's tone matches its setting for most of the running time, its content would likely merit no worse than a PG or PG-13 rating. This abruptly changes near the end when [[HotterAndSexier the movie very much earns its R-rating.]]

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* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: The movie takes place during [[TheEdwardianEra the very reserved and repressed early years of the twentieth century]] and because the film's tone matches its setting for most of the running time, its content would likely merit no worse than a PG or PG-13 or even PG rating. This abruptly changes near the end when [[HotterAndSexier the movie very much earns its R-rating.]]


* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: The movie takes place during [[TheEdwardianEra the very reserved and repressed early years of the twentieth century]] and because film's tone matches its setting for most of the running time, its content would likely merit no worse than a PG or PG-13 rating. This abruptly changes near the end when [[HotterAndSexier the movie very much earns its R-rating.]]

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* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: The movie takes place during [[TheEdwardianEra the very reserved and repressed early years of the twentieth century]] and because the film's tone matches its setting for most of the running time, its content would likely merit no worse than a PG or PG-13 rating. This abruptly changes near the end when [[HotterAndSexier the movie very much earns its R-rating.]]



* GoldDigger: Kate's friendship with Milly gradually falls by the wayside as she schemes with Merton to secure at least a portion of Milly's inheritance.

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* GoldDigger: Kate's friendship with Milly gradually falls by the wayside as she schemes with Merton to secure at least a portion of Milly's inheritance.estate.


* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: The movie takes place during [[TheEdwardianEra the very reserved and repressed early years of the twentieth century]] and because film's tone matches its setting for most of the running time, its content would likely merit no worse than a PG or PG-13 rating. This abruptly changes in the final reel when [[HotterAndSexier the movie very much earns its R-rating.]]

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* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: The movie takes place during [[TheEdwardianEra the very reserved and repressed early years of the twentieth century]] and because film's tone matches its setting for most of the running time, its content would likely merit no worse than a PG or PG-13 rating. This abruptly changes in near the final reel end when [[HotterAndSexier the movie very much earns its R-rating.]]


* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: The movie takes place during [[TheEdwardianEra the very reserved and repressed early years of the twentieth century]] and because film's tone matches its setting for most of the running time, its content would likely merit a PG or PG-13 rating. This abruptly changes in the final reel when [[HotterAndSexier the movie very much earns its R-rating.]]

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* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: The movie takes place during [[TheEdwardianEra the very reserved and repressed early years of the twentieth century]] and because film's tone matches its setting for most of the running time, its content would likely merit no worse than a PG or PG-13 rating. This abruptly changes in the final reel when [[HotterAndSexier the movie very much earns its R-rating.]]


* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: The movie is set during [[TheEdwardianEra the very reserved and repressed early years of the twentieth century]] and its tone is that of a typical PG or PG-13 rated period film for most of its running time ... until the final reel when [[HotterAndSexier it very much earns its R-rating.]]

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* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: The movie is set takes place during [[TheEdwardianEra the very reserved and repressed early years of the twentieth century]] and its because film's tone is that matches its setting for most of the running time, its content would likely merit a typical PG or PG-13 rated period film for most of its running time ... until rating. This abruptly changes in the final reel when [[HotterAndSexier it the movie very much earns its R-rating.]]

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* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: The movie is set during [[TheEdwardianEra the very reserved and repressed early years of the twentieth century]] and its tone is that of a typical PG or PG-13 rated period film for most of its running time ... until the final reel when [[HotterAndSexier it very much earns its R-rating.]]

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