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Moment by Moment (1978)

A lonely socialite and a young drifter enter into a May-December romance.

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Cast

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Trisha
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Andra Akers ...
Naomi
Bert Kramer ...
Stu
Shelley R. Bonus ...
Peg
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Stacie
James Luisi ...
Dan Santini
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Pharmacist
Neil Flanagan ...
Storekeeper
Jarvais Hudson ...
Gas Station Attendant
Tom Slocum ...
Band Leader
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Hotel Desk Clerk
Jo Jordan ...
Bookstore Lady
Joseph Schwab ...
Druggist
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Storyline

One year after "Saturday Night Fever," John Travolta starred in this love story between a young drifter and an older woman - Lily Tomlin. The characters are savagely portrayed, and the story is set against a backdrop of shrink-riddled and over-privileged society. Written by <mack@isomedia.com>

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The only thing they have in common... is each other.

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Drama | Romance

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22 December 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Von Augenblick zu Augenblick  »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Second of four collaborations of star John Travolta and producer Robert Stigwood. The films include Grease (1978), Staying Alive (1983) and Saturday Night Fever (1977). See more »

Goofs

In opening credit montage, Trisha is seen strolling through Beverly Hills shopping district carrying a coat and a bag from a boutique; by time movie has started she is still carrying same things, only now she is miles away, outside Schwab's Drugstore in West Hollywood - nowhere within convenient walking distance of Rodeo Drive. See more »

Quotes

Trisha Rawlings: [clasping her hands worshipfully] Ohhhh... STRIP!
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Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Kathleen Turner/Billy Joel (1989) See more »

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Hollywood Boulevard
Composed and Produced by Ray Parker Jr.
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"Use in case of accidental poisoning"
10 July 2006 | by (North Carolina) – See all my reviews

I used to think that I had seen all 'The Bad Classics, but I have been mistaken.

WORST SCRIPT - WORST EDITING - WORST ACTING - UGH.

I'd heard of this film, but never understand the acute severity of CRAP that oozed from every sleazy, polyester pore in the rotten flesh of this movie!

How, by gods, did this pathetic drivel EVER make it to a public theater in 1978, and then, cruelly, at many more on TV, and in HI-DEF, no less? At least the 'hep 70' soundtrack' was in Dolby.

Pay close attention to Ms. Tomlin's laugh while pouring her friend a cocktail. This movie makes me ache for Joel, Crow & Servo.

I watched Waterworld a few nights back, and recalled the jibes by critics, calling it Kevin's Gate, etc. And now, I wonder why this big LOAD wasn't called Tomlin's Titanic.

I can't help flying in to hysterics imagining what the outtakes looked like. More drugs were snorted, shot, popped and smoked in this flick than Easy Rider. The cast party must've been quite the par-tay to

I wanted disparity to find something happy or at least conciliatory. No such luck.

So now I'm off to watch a good film, say, 'Manos, the Hands of Fate". (Even the dog is a better actor).


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