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A Little Romance (1979)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  27 April 1979 (USA)
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A French boy (Daniel) and an American girl (Lauren), who goes to school in Paris, meet and begin a little romance. They befriend Julius who enchants them with his story telling. In an ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Julius
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Lauren King
Thelonious Bernard ...
Daniel Michon
Arthur Hill ...
Richard King
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Kay King
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Himself
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George de Marco
Andrew Duncan ...
Bob Duryea
Claudette Sutherland ...
Janet Duryea
Graham Fletcher-Cook ...
Londet
Ashby Semple ...
Natalie Woodstein
Claude Brosset ...
Michel Michon
Jacques Maury ...
Inspector Leclerc
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Ms. Siegel
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Martin
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A French boy (Daniel) and an American girl (Lauren), who goes to school in Paris, meet and begin a little romance. They befriend Julius who enchants them with his story telling. In an attempt to solidify the teens' love forever, the three journey to Venice. Written by Felicia H. Berke <feberke@vassar.edu>

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The crews were denied access to shoot in the Louvre. So instead, a replica set was built complete with several plaster components. See more »

Quotes

Natalie Woodstein, Lauren's dorky friend: [looking at a sculpture] Have you ever seen a real one?
Lauren King: One what?
[pause]
Lauren King: Oh. Sure
Natalie Woodstein, Lauren's dorky friend: Who's? His?
Lauren King: Who's?
Natalie Woodstein, Lauren's dorky friend: You know, his... Daniel's.
Lauren King: Oh, sure.
Natalie Woodstein, Lauren's dorky friend: Have you ever... you know...
Lauren King: Done it? All the time, every which way.
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You'll want to see Venice (and the Bridge of Sighs)
26 July 2003 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Smashing romantic comedy-drama about two youngsters in love. A movie-loving French boy and the American daughter of a movie actress meet and eventually run away from France to Venice to seal their love within the bonds of a legend--never suspecting the romantic story they've been told is a tall one, thought up by a wily pickpocket (Laurence Olivier, hammy but not overdoing it) who ends up acting as their guardian. Herky-jerky continuity and a too-heavy police interrogation sequence do not mar otherwise lovely and funny film with a beautiful score by Georges Delerue (which deservedly won an Oscar). Diane Lane, in her debut, is a wise little princess with understanding eyes and a husky, charming voice. *** from ****


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