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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

Lily Tomlin once said of John Travolta for publicity for this picture: "The first thing one notices about John is how sensitive he is. And how sexy too. But beyond that, it's as if he had every contradiction in him - masculinity, femininity, refinement, crudity. It's all there. He has everything. It's incredible". 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 The Cinema Snob: Xtro (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Moment by Moment
Sung by Yvonne Elliman
Music by Lee Holdridge
Lyrics by Molly-Ann Leikin
Arranged by Jimmie Haskell (as Jimmy Haskell)
Produced by Robert Appere
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Is there a rating worse than awful
12 November 2004 | by See all my reviews

Mind numbing boredom in the guise of a poorly written romance - I would need to go back to school for an English degree to be able to capture in words how truly awful this film was. If there was any justice, everyone involved with this turd would be fined and black listed from Hollywood. I think the overall premise was that Trovalta's career was hot and a lot of hormonally charged girls would flock to see anything he was in. I had the misfortune to see this film when it first came out. I was dragged there by a cute girl who was a Trovalta fanatic. Even she was yawning midway through. The only scene I remember enjoying was at an art exhibit. They took a few well aimed shots at what sometimes passes for art. Kind of ironic since this thing was anything but art.


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