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Chapter Two (1979)

George Schneider is an author whose wife had just died. His brother Leo gives him the number of Jennie Malone, and somehow they hit it off, and just when things are moving along, the memory... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »
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Leo Schneider
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Faye Medwick
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Lee Michaels
Judy Farrell ...
Gwen Michaels
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Marilyn
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Customs Officer
Imogene Bliss ...
Elderly Lady in Bookstore
Barry Michlin ...
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Gary
Greg Zadikov ...
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Paul Singh ...
Waiter (as Dr. Paul Singh)
Sumant ...
Waiter
Cheryl Bianchi ...
Electric Girl
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George Schneider is an author whose wife had just died. His brother Leo gives him the number of Jennie Malone, and somehow they hit it off, and just when things are moving along, the memory of his first wife comes between them. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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It's not supposed to happen twice in your life, but it can. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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30 August 1980 (Taiwan)  »

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Neil Simon's Chapter Two  »

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1.85 : 1
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Marsha Mason plays an actress in this movie, as she would also do in the later Neil Simon adaptation, Only When I Laugh (1981). See more »

Quotes

Jennie MacLaine: I am wonderful, I'm nuts about me, and if you're stupid enough to throw someone sensational like me aside, you don't deserve as good as you've got.
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Connections

Referenced in Thief: Stolen Dreams with James Caan (2015) See more »

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I'm On Your Side
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager
Sung by Marilyn McCoo
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Chapter Two
21 April 1999 | by See all my reviews

Sappy adaptation of the Simon autobiographical play with Caan horribly miscast in the Simon character (played by Judd Hirsch on the stage). He lacks the timing and precision for comedy. Mason is splendid in an Oscar nominated role as Caan's new love interest who tries to give Caan a sense of hope and deep love. Bologna and Harper add flavor to their key supporting roles.


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