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The Other Side of Midnight (1977)

A Greek tycoon's mistress tries to track down and find her ex-World War II lover.

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Noelle Page
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Larry Douglas
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Bill Fraser
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Armand Gautier
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Barbet
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Lanchon
Antony Ponzini ...
Paul Metaxas
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Demonides
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Chotas
Lilyan Chauvin ...
Mrs. Page
George Keymas ...
Dr. K
Lidia Kristen ...
Housekeeper
Denise DeMirjian ...
Nun
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Storyline

Beautiful Noelle Page meets dashing WWII American pilot Larry Douglas in France and falls in love. She expects him to marry her, but instead Larry abandons her. In the United States, successful Catherine Alexander meets Larry Douglas and they marry. But Noelle hasn't forgotten Larry even as she's become a successful actress. She maneuvers to have Larry hired as the private pilot of her wealthy and powerful lover Constantin Demiris so she can seek revenge on him, but instead she and Larry rekindled their passion. Desperate to be together, Larry and Noelle make deadly plans. But soon the lovers face a terrible fate determined by the jealous Demiris using Catherine as his pawn. Written by Anonymous

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The Romance Of Passion And Power


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8 June 1977 (USA)  »

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Más allá de la medianoche  »

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First English language movie of French actress Marie-France Pisier. See more »

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When Cathy first comes out of the bedroom and overhears Larry and Noelle planning her demise, she has on underpants beneath her nightgown. But when she runs outside into the rainstorm and her nightgown gets soaking wet you can plainly see she has on no underpants. See more »

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Constantin Demeris: My family was very poor. My father was a stevedore. There were fourteen children, and we had to fight for our bread at the table. I was lucky; I was born with a talent for mathematics. I learned to quickly estimate the odds against me, and then I beat them. Some people encouraged me along the way. Others snubbed or cheated me, but in my heart there is an indelible record of each transaction. We all play God, but some of us are better-equipped for the role than others. You see, where most men go...
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Referenced in The Other Side of Julie (1978) See more »

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Paris Montage
Written and Performed by Michel Legrand Et Son Orchestre
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Interesting but meandering.
25 April 2000 | by (Charlottesville, VA) – See all my reviews

Interesting but meandering story of the parallel lives of:

1. A megalomaniac woman who uses her "assets" to ascend the ladder to stardom

2. A producer/housewife (Susan Sarandon) who desires nothing more than to have her husband present half of the time.

Her husband becomes involved with woman #1, and complications ensue. Somewhat predictable towards the end, but seeing an early performance (and brief nudity) by Sarandon makes it interesting and worthwhile throughout.

Film also features Luray Caverns, which happen to be located in my native Virginia.

** out of ****.


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