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An Ideal Husband (1999)
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An Ideal Husband (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rising politician Robert Chiltern once sold secret information and is now being blackmailed by Laura Evely. She has proof and it will damage his career and marriage severely. Chiltern calls in the help of his friend Arthur Goring.
Plot: thief, party, friendship, politics, secret, golf, investments, marriage proposal, father son relationship, self sacrifice, blackmail, letter, morality, scandal, mistaken identity, speculation, flashback, brooch
Place: england

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An Ideal Husband (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
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Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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