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A Change of Seasons -- 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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Director:
Writers:
Erich Segal (story) and
Martin Ransohoff (story) ...
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Release Date:
1 December 1980 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
"She may be 20 and gorgeous, but I have not yet begun to fight."
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A touching and poignant comedic farce See more (12 total) »

Cast

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Shirley MacLaine ... Karyn Evans

Anthony Hopkins ... Adam Evans

Bo Derek ... Lindsey Rutledge

Michael Brandon ... Pete Lachapelle

Mary Beth Hurt ... Kasey Evans
Edward Winter ... Steven Rutledge
Paul Regina ... Paul Di Lisi

K Callan ... Alice Bingham
Rod Colbin ... Sam Bingham

Steve Eastin ... Lance
Christopher Coffey ... Fritz
Albert Carrière ... Maitre'd
Billy Beck ... Older Man
Blake Harris ... Young Girl #1
Karen Philipp ... Young Girl #2
Paul Bryar ... Man at Table
Anita Jodelsohn ... Woman at Table

Tim Haldeman ... Bartender
Paul Young ... Disco Deejay
James Jeter ... Truck Driver
Stan Wright ... Bubba Green
Percy Davis ... Bobby Mason
Steve Myers ... Charlie
John O'Connor ... Basketball Player
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Feltch ... College Student - Wearing White & Red Striped Shirt in Game Scene (uncredited)

Directed by
Richard Lang 
Noel Black (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
Erich Segal (story) and
Martin Ransohoff (story)

Erich Segal (screenplay) and
Ronni Kern (screenplay) and
Fred Segal (screenplay)

Produced by
Martin Ransohoff .... producer
Richard R. St. Johns .... executive producer
Cathleen Summers .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Henry Mancini 
 
Cinematography by
Philip H. Lathrop 
 
Film Editing by
Don Zimmerman 
 
Casting by
Toni Howard 
Lynn Stalmaster 
 
Production Design by
Bill Kenney 
 
Set Decoration by
Rick Gentz  (as Rick T. Gentz)
 
Production Management
Frank Baur .... production manager
John W. Hyde .... executive in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
D. Scott Easton .... second assistant director
Donald Heitzer .... first assistant director
Jim Weatherill .... first assistant director
Stan Zabka .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Robert L. Anderson .... construction coordinator
Horst Grandt .... property master
Sig Tingloff .... assistant art director
Tommy Tomlinson .... assistant property master
 
Sound Department
Lucy Coldsnow-Smith .... sound assistant (as Lucy Coldsnow)
Robert Glass .... sound effects mixer
Richard Gragg .... boom operator
Don Hall .... sound effects editor
Larry Hooberry .... sound mixer
Robert Knudson .... dialogue mixer
John B. Schuyler .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
Henry Millar .... special effects
Mike Millar .... special effects
 
Stunts
Bill Couch .... stunts
Roger Creed .... stunts
Bennie E. Dobbins .... stunt coordinator (as Bennie Dobbins)
Bennie E. Dobbins .... stunts (as Bennie Dobbins)
John Moio .... stunts
Conrad E. Palmisano .... stunts (as Conrad Palmisano)
Lee Pulford .... stunts
Greg Walker .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Pat Campea Jr. .... second dolly grip
Joe Jackman .... photography: second unit
Bill Johnson .... camera operator
Richard C. Kratina .... photography: second unit
Rexford L. Metz .... photography: second unit
Scott Miller .... photographer: ski sequences
Louis Niemeyer .... first assistant camera: second unit
Norman Parker .... assistant camera
Robert A. Torres .... assistant camera
Scott Deaver .... second assistant camera (uncredited)
John Travers .... second assistant camera: second unit (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Aggie Guerard Rodgers .... costumer: women
 
Editorial Department
Elyane Bretherton .... assistant editor
Peter Ransohoff .... apprentice editor
 
Music Department
John C. Hammell .... music editor (as John C. Hammel)
Don MacDougall .... music mixer
Peter Erskine .... musician: drums (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Ed Arter .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Dan Dugan .... production assistant (as Daniel Dugan)
Gayle Goldin .... production secretary
Lloyd Nelson .... script supervisor
Morrie Nierenberg .... production accountant
Frank Nurre .... location manager
Michele Connors Raley .... secretary: Richard Lang
Donna Smith .... production coordinator
Anna Zappia .... production coordinator
 

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Runtime:
102 min
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Certification:
Australia:M | Finland:K-16 | France:U | Iceland:L | UK:AA (theatrical rating) | UK:15 (video rating) | USA:R | West Germany:16

Did You Know?

Trivia:
First feature film that sex-symbol Bo Derek was seen in after her breakthrough film role in Blake Edwards' 10 (1979).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: During the ski race, shots taken on a very sunny day are mixed with shots taken on a cloudy day.See more »
Quotes:
Pete Lachapelle:We enter this world and leave this world alone. Everything else is a gift.See more »
Soundtrack:
Where Do You Catch The Bus For Tomorrow?See more »

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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
A touching and poignant comedic farce, 7 March 2006
Author: bill0033 from California

This film was well written by Erich Segal of Love Story fame and by the producer, Martin Ransohoff. It is a comedic farce, but it is also touching and poignant and the characters are all quite likable and well developed. One reviewer didn't see the point to it all, but the point was that life does not end with marriage and middle age. We all have our temptations and we do the best we can with the complexities that confront us. No character in this film meant harm to any other and the result of each person's actions were not to be tidied up with easy answers. The consequences of the decisions made by the husband, the wife, the husbands girlfriend, the wife's boyfriend, and the girlfriend's father were left for us to ponder. Only the daughter, with the idealism of youth, could blissfully move on without considering what bends in the road she might face in her future. Anthony Hopkins, Shirley MacLane and the other cast members do a fine job with the material. I liked it very much and strongly recommend it.

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