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Minnie and Moskowitz (1971)

A museum curator falls in love with a crazy parking attendant.

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Morgan Morgan (as Tim Carey)
Katherine Cassavetes ...
Sheba Moskowitz
Elizabeth Deering ...
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Elsie Ames ...
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Lady Rowlands ...
Holly Near ...
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Jack Danskin ...
Dick Henderson
Eleanor Zee ...
Mrs. Grass
Sean Joyce ...
Ned
David Rowlands ...
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Storyline

Minnie breaks up with her married boyfriend and becomes disillusioned. However, she begins to learn that there is hope for love and romance in a desperate world when she meets a crazy car-parker named Seymour. Written by David Gibson <djg6@ukc.ac.uk>

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21 July 1972 (Sweden)  »

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John Cassavetes' Minnie and Moskowitz  »

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$900,000 (estimated)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.85 : 1
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One of eleven movies that John Cassavetes and Gena Rowlands made together. The other films are A Child Is Waiting (1963), Faces (1968), Machine Gun McCain (1969), A Woman Under the Influence (1974), Two-Minute Warning (1976), Opening Night (1977), Shadows (1959), Gloria (1980), Tempest (1982) and Love Streams (1984). See more »

Goofs

When Moskowitz is carrying Minnie in the living room, she has a lit cigarette in her hand. After he carries her upstairs to her bedroom and puts her down on the bed, she has no cigarette in her hand. See more »

Quotes

Zelmo Swift: Blondes! What is it with you blondes? You all have some Swedish suicide impulse, huh?
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Features The Maltese Falcon (1941) See more »

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When I Fall In Love
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Written by Victor Young and Edward Heyman
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brilliant enough to inspire dark scribblings
29 July 2001 | by (Burbank) – See all my reviews

Zelmo says "people that listen continuously are much more interesting than people that talk continuously" He doesn't get the girl. Seymour says "I think about you so much I forget to go to the bathroom." He gets the girl. "When I'm with someone I want to get away." This is the girl speaking. Her name is Minnie . She also says "I don't like men. They smile too much. You see a lot of teeth." This is no ordinary love story. Correction this is an extraordinary love story where Minnie ultimately becomes a Moskowitz which is difficult to say with a straight face. But the ultimate romance is between John Cassavetes and the English language. Forget the popcorn, to eternally enjoy Minnie &Moskowitz, have a notepad and some shorthand and "if you have bread, we can make toast."


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