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Some Call It Loving (1973)

A woman who's been asleep for years is part of a carnival that sells her kisses for a buck. A lonely jazz musician buys her. Once awake, the two of them and his two girlfriends hook up. But sometimes, dreams are better than reality.

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Robert Troy
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Scarlett
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Jennifer
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Jeff
Veronica Anderson ...
Angelica
Logan Ramsey ...
Carnival Doctor
Brandy Herred ...
Cheerleader
Pat Priest ...
Carnival Nurse
Ed Rue ...
Mortician
Joseph DeMeo ...
Bartender
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A woman who's been asleep for years is part of a carnival that sells her kisses for a buck. A lonely jazz musician buys her. Once awake, the two of them and his two girlfriends hook up. But sometimes, dreams are better than reality.

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The Only Act of Its Kind in the World. For Sale.

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26 October 1973 (France)  »

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Sleeping Beauty  »

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$400,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Director James B. Harris and star Zalman King went out together to buy all the clothes that King's character Robert wears in the movie. See more »

Quotes

Scarlett: [to Robert and Jennifer] Now we have our music. It would give me such pleasure to see the two of you dance. So if you would, you two dance, and I'll watch.
Robert Troy: I don't dance.
Scarlett: You don't dance? Oh, what a pity. Well then we'll dance, and you watch. You do watch, don't you?
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Connections

Featured in A Dream So Real: Mario Tosi in Conversation (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Mr. Touchdown USA
Written by William Katz (uncredited), Gene Piller (uncredited) and Ruth Roberts (uncredited)
Courtesy of Vanguard Records
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I gutted it out. But only because the FF on my pvr didn't work
3 February 2016 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Truly an awful movie in every sense of the word. The story had no meaning beyond some high school type vapid comments. And the best one word description would be pretentious. In fact they even quoted Hamlet's Polonius but, in the incorrect context. But I can forgive all of that. I have a fondness for weird, experimental films. But, the one thing I can't forgive is boredom. The characters move at the speed of a glacier. They walk to one room then back for no reason. "Just get bloody on with it" I hollered at the screen. Boring boring boring. And don't figure you can throw in one line from my beloved Hamlet and figure that makes you 'artistic'!

Skip this slow placed clunker and go watch eraserhead .


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