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Girlfriends (1978)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  August 1978 (USA)
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A photographer and her girlfriend are roommates. She is stuck with small-change shooting jobs and dreams of success. When her roommate decides to get married and leave, she feels hurt and has to learn how to deal with living alone.

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A photographer and her girlfriend are roommates. She is stuck with small-change shooting jobs and dreams of success. When her roommate decides to get married and leave, she feels hurt and has to learn how to deal with living alone.

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Duas Mulheres em New York  »

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Stanley Kubrick raved about this film in an interview with Vicente Molina Fox, which was conducted during the production of The Shining (1980), and named it his favorite film of 1978. See more »

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Somewhat dated portrayal of a woman in the 80's
6 November 2000 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Melanie Mayron portrays Susan Weinblatt, a struggling photographer trying to come to terms with the loss, through marriage, of her best friend and the complexities of dating in the 80's. Mayron gives a very believable performance which lightens an otherwise dreary plot.


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