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A Change of Seasons (1980)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  1 December 1980 (USA)
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Marriage takes a sour turn when a middle-aged husband falls for a young and sexy woman. Things get even more complicated when his wife starts a hot affair with a young lover of her own.

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Karyn Evans
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Adam Evans
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Lindsey Rutledge
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Pete Lachapelle
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Kasey Evans
Edward Winter ...
Steven Rutledge
Paul Regina ...
Paul Di Lisi
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Alice Bingham
Rod Colbin ...
Sam Bingham
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Lance
Christopher Coffey ...
Fritz
Albert Carrière ...
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Billy Beck ...
Older Man
Blake Harris ...
Young Girl #1
Karen Philipp ...
Young Girl #2
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A self-centred university lecturer thinks it quite all right that he has taken one of his students as a lover, but is deeply hurt when his wife retaliates by taking a similar approach with a visiting carpenter. His announcement that he is off to the family holiday home for some skiing with his paramour is met by his wife insisting she and her young joiner go too, and the four set off for an awkward time in the snow. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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"She may be 20 and gorgeous, but I have not yet begun to fight."

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Sólo para adultos  »

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The film was co-written by Erich Segal who had written Love Story (1970). See more »

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On most of the interior shots, and all of the closeups, the daughter's huge eyeglasses are merely frames with no lenses in them. See more »

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Pete Lachapelle: We enter this world and leave this world alone. Everything else is a gift.
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Lyrics by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
Music by Henry Mancini
Performed by Kenny Rankin
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Hopkins, in spectacles, plays professor and romps with a '10'
15 July 2007 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Advertised as a wacky marital sex romp (with allusions to wife-swapping), this Erich Segal script surprises by being a mostly sobering look at a marriage between two middle-agers (Shirley MacLaine and Anthony Hopkins) which has faltered and can't really be rectified. Released alongside a spate of similar middle-age-crazy comedy-dramas (including MacLaine's "Loving Couples", which she made back-to-back with "Seasons"), this one has the added appeal of seeing serious-minded Hopkins romancing Bo Derek (fresh off her triumph in "10" and usually out of her clothes). The writing is often achingly 'cute', with hardly a wink to the audience to let us know co-writer Segal is in on the joke. However, the more thoughtful moments (integrated unobtrusively by director Richard Lang) offer some insight into what breaks up a marital union, and both MacLaine and Hopkins have strong scenes. ** from ****


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