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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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$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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Referenced in Beverly Kills (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Strangered in the Night
Composed and Performed by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (as Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers)
Courtesy of Shelter Records and Skyhill Publishing Company Inc.
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Get out your magnifying glass and you can catch a few glimpses of truth in the screenplay
12 March 2003 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Wretched, empty romantic drama gives the word 'shallow' a whole new face. Soon-to-be-divorced Malibu housewife (Lily Tomlin) wanders around Hollywood and the beach, running her fingers through her hair, coddling her mutt and rubbing her forehead; seems a stud like John Travolta is just what she needs, but he's more puppy dog than pouncing lover (annoying, childish, needy, clinging). There's a good line here and there: I liked it when Lily Tomlin says, "I've never had cheap sex...I have to admit I was looking forward to it." But Travolta's character ("Strip"!) is ridiculous and hasn't been thought out; he's just a bleeding heart ex-runaway looking for true love. It feels about as real as a cartoon. *1/2 from ****


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