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A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  16 July 1982 (USA)
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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 <>

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Six characters in search of love [Video]




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16 July 1982 (USA)  »

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Comedia sexual de una noche de verano  »

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Actress Mary Steenburgen, who plays Adrian, was to appear about five years later in Woody Allen's later 1987 film Another Woman (1988) film. But all of Steenburgen's scenes playing Marion's sister-in-law character in that movie were cut out from the final film. As such, A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982) remains [to date as at June 2013] Steenburgen's only picture with Allen. See more »


Jose Ferrer sings the song, "The Lord's Prayer", which was not written by Albert Hay Malotte until 1935, even though the film was set much earlier. See more »


Adrian: [Referring to sex] I can't! It's disgusting!
Andrew: How can it be disgusting? I don't even have my clothes off.
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Dichterliebe, Opus 48, No.7: Ich grolle nicht
(1840) (uncredited)
Written by Robert Schumann
Played on piano by Adrian and sung by José Ferrer
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Very funny and entertaining movie!
26 May 2003 | by (Montreal) – See all my reviews

First,i should say that i am an inconditional Woody Allen fan. I saw this movie for the first time yesterday and i had a GREAT time! Tony Roberts is just great in that one! I wonder why Woody did'nt cast him more often? I won't give you the plot as you already know it. I'll just add that A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy is a different Woody Allen film. This time he focus on the country in is beautifulness instead of the more common urban movie he used to shoot. And that gives this movie something unique compared to Woody's other works. The jokes and the situations are very funny and i laughed a lot! So if you are a Woody Allen fan and haven't seen that one,forget about all the bad words that movie got and enjoy a realy entertaining viewing!

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