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An Almost Perfect Affair (1979)

PG | | Comedy, Romance | 27 April 1979 (USA)
A smalltime US filmmaker goes to Cannes to try to get his movie in the limelight. A wife of one of the producers there gets interested in his story and they begin an affair.

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Hal Raymond
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Maria Barone
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Federico 'Freddie' Barone
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Carlo Barone
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Maria & Freddie's Daughter
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Henri Garcin ...
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Sady Rebbot
Luang Ham Chau
François Viaur
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A smalltime US filmmaker goes to Cannes to try to get his movie in the limelight. A wife of one of the producers there gets interested in his story and they begin an affair.

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Cannesissa tapahtuu  »

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Goofs

Lot of stock shots were made during the actual Cannes Film Festival. Principal photography in Cannes in september. See more »

Quotes

Maria Barone: The problem with your film is that it's all about you not the characters on the screen.
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Miss Vitti dressed by Valentino Mr. Valone's wardrobe by Gucci Mr. Carradine's wardrobe IS HIS OWN See more »

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References Bye Bye Monkey (1978) See more »

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Kidnapping Maria
Written and Performed by Georges Delerue Et Son Orchestre
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An Almost Perfect Affair
6 April 2000 | by (Budapest, Hungary) – See all my reviews

A young and idealistic American independent filmmaker falls in love with an Italian producer's worldly wife at the Cannes Film Festival.

Gently appealing romance with lively detail and locations... but not very interesting, mainly due to the over-familiar and inconsequential plot.


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