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A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)

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A wacky inventor and his wife invite two other couples for a weekend party at a romantic summer house in the 1900s countryside.

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Centred around a weekend party at the home of inventor Andrew Hobbs and his wife Adrian, attended by randy doctor Maxwell Jordan, his nurse Dulcy, renowned philosopher Dr.Leopold Sturgis and his fiancée, this is a light comedy concerning their various emotional, intellectual and sexual entanglements, loosely based on Ingmar Bergman's 'Smiles of a Summer Night' . Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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Six characters in search of love [Video]


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Comedia sexual de una noche de verano  »

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First of thirteen cinema movie collaborations of actress Mia Farrow and actor-writer-director Woody Allen. See more »

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About thirteen minutes into the movie, a crew member is visible crouched by a tree, as a deer runs through the woods. See more »

Quotes

Ariel: He taught me a lot...
Andrew: Like what?
Ariel: Like how to listen to Mozart.
Andrew: With your ears, right?
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The Lord's Prayer
(1935) (uncredited)
Music by Albert Hay Malotte
Lyrics traditional
Played on piano by Ariel and sung by José Ferrer
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an overlooked masterpiece
25 May 2002 | by (Tennessee, USA) – See all my reviews

I am amazed at how neglected this film is. It is a real gem. I'm a big Woody Allen film and I consider it one of his best. The story is intelligent, well-written, funny, and charming. The themes of love, fate, and immortality are explored in a thoroughly entertaining way. A great performance by all the actors, but special mention should be made of Jose Ferrer and Julie Haggerty. See this movie. You will not be disappointed.


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