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  • NEVER SAY NEVER! Alternative


Comedy set in 1830 France. Dissolute Valentin has run up huge debts, not least in local brothels, and his merchant uncle has ambitious plans for the family, with aims on nobility. The Baroness de Mantes has nobility but no money, and she and the uncle plan for Valentin to marry the baroness's daughter Cecile as a means of both achieving what they want. Valentin is not keen and only agrees as part of a wager, that if he can seduce Cecile before midnight then everything is off. However, his confidence in his abilities to seduce her is misplaced.

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