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The film, shot in 1980 by a small crew on the streets of Manhattan, reunited "Bloodline" (1979) co-stars Audrey Hepburn and Ben Gazzara. According to director Bogdanovich, Hepburn and Gazzara had fallen in love on the "Bloodline" set, but Gazzara had subsequently fallen in love with Elke Krivat, who became his third wife. The tensions between Hepburn and Gazzara and Gazzara's depression over the immanent divorce from his second wife made it "difficult at times" on the set. See more »
Why don't you come up to my place Charles? I can't cook a thing but I know where everything is.
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We thank the people of Manhattan, on whose island this picture was filmed. See more »
This is a mixture of melancholic and grateful happy movie
I watched it some years ago. I remembered it as very mysterious situations, and a mixture of melancholic things, like the fate of Dorothy and the personal future of Bogdanovich.
I turn to watch on my VHS copy and then I was reviewing it more and more. Nowadays I am waiting for the DVD version, at any price, please!
The country and easy listening music is very well chosen from the very first second, a bit of blueish, but also happy.
All the characters are great to me, with funny situations, great acting and a lot of dialogs that have turn this as a cult movie to me and a lot of people I met on the Internet or cinema clubs. This may not be casualty.
I think that the title is a hope about life! You have to be happy and laugh as much as possible
I know that this may be a particular comment for the movie, but the fact is that I like it very much, I think that movie marked me and I will never forget it.
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