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Summer Lovers (1982)

A young American couple and a French woman engage in a threesome in the Greek Islands.

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Lina (as Valerie Quennessen)
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Barbara Foster
Hans van Tongeren ...
Jan Tolin
Lydia Lenosi ...
Aspa
Vladimiros Kiriakidis ...
Yorghos (as Vladimiros Kiriakos)
Carlos Rodríguez Ramos ...
Cosmo
Rika Dialyna ...
Monica (as Rika Dialina)
Andreas Filippides ...
Andreas (as Andreas Filippidis)
Peter Pye ...
Joe Saunders
Janis Benjamin ...
Trish Saunders
Victor T. Salant ...
John
Brigitte Perbandt ...
Anna
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Storyline

A young American couple go to the Greek islands for the summer and are dazzled by the beauty and the uninhibited people surrounding them. The young man meets and begins an affair with a French woman, an archeologist working on a dig. The young American woman discovers this and goes to confront the other woman. The French woman is quite taken with the American woman's photographic work, and the three become very close. Written by David Carroll <davidc@atom.ansto.gov.au>

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Sun, surf, sand ... and the sexy adventure of a lifetime. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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R | See all certifications »

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16 July 1982 (USA)  »

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Threesome  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In order to make everything authentic, the production posted signs in seven languages inviting backpackers to audition as extras. It created an islands-wide craze. As the youth moved from place to place, they spread the word, a free meal and 1000 drachmas a day paid to people doing what they'd do anyway! Soon, no matter where the company moved, there was a ready supply of international youth lining up for employment. See more »

Goofs

As "Kathy" arrives at "Lina"'s, Lina is reading outside, mostly in shade. Moments later, when Kathy walks through the same area, it's in direct sunshine. Moments further on, Lina is seated near Kathy, with both women mostly in shade. See more »

Quotes

Lina: People are like gas.
Cathy Featherstone: I beg your pardon?
Lina: Gas expands to fit the space and so do people.
Cathy Featherstone: I think I'll expand into the kitchen and fix dinner.
Lina: When there is not enough space, there is pressure.
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Featured in The Making of 'Summer Lovers' (1982) See more »

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On Any Night
Written and Performed by Rosalie Winkler Karalekas
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One of the best movies I have seen
15 October 2004 | by (Banjaluka, Republika Srpska) – See all my reviews

I must have seen this movie 20 times since 1991 when I first saw it. Nothing else to be said, but perfect!!! Perfect and yet, very simple! Music is fantastic,the cast is perfect. Locations are only to wish for. Dialogs- humorous. I could go on and on about it. I never actually analyzed the plot (my wife dislikes the movie mostly for its threesome theme) but one should never analyze something as perfect looking as this. It is a real poetry of film-making! And don't get me wrong, because I've seen Sofia's choice, Traffic, Blade Runner and all bunch of stuff with all kind of themes and complexities! This is the movie you WATCH and Enjoy! All the time! Every time! I strongly recommend it especially Greece and beach lovers.


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