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Can She Bake a Cherry Pie? (1983)

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Zee is walking up and down Manhattan streets, talking to herself and to the husband who has just left her. At a sidewalk café she runs into Eli. A very unlikely, funny and touching ... See full summary »

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Michael Emil ...
Eli
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Zee
Michael Margotta ...
Martin Harvey Friedberg ...
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Louise
Anna Raviv ...
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Daniel W. Fitzgerald ...
Band Member (as the Lost Wandering Blues Band)
George Bacon ...
Band Member (as the Lost Wandering Blues Band)
Joe Price ...
Band Member (as the Lost Wandering Blues Band)
William Gross ...
Band Member (as the Lost Wandering Blues Band)
Paul Williams ...
Robert Schwimmer ...
Madeline Silver ...
Ariela Nicole ...
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Zee is walking up and down Manhattan streets, talking to herself and to the husband who has just left her. At a sidewalk café she runs into Eli. A very unlikely, funny and touching relationship develops between two lost souls in the big city, which is the third major character in this film. Written by Rainbow

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26 April 1985 (Sweden)  »

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In one scene, a character is seen reading the book "In Praise of the Sensitive Man" by Anais Nin. Nin was a great admirer of Henry Jaglom's work and dedicated part of that book to praising his film A Safe Place (1971). See more »

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Zee: Maybe I should have been more interested in his work...
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Featured in Who Is Henry Jaglom? (1997) See more »

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Where Have You Gone, Charming Billy?
Performed by The Lost Wandering Blues Band
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I Don't Get It...
6 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film was a meandering directionless 90 minutes of non-event. At times I felt like I was watching someones home movies, then I was watching a film with no script, story line or direction... Like most of the scenes were ad-libbed... And not very cleverly either. At times you hear the traffic noise louder then the dialogue. This film is like being chained to two of the most annoying, unappealing people in NYC on a really, really long date, and you can't run away. 40 minutes into this film, I was totally ready to shut down the DVD player and Frisbee this DVD right off my balcony, but I stuck it out, hoping I would find some redeeming feature about this film. No such luck. Perhaps I'm "unenlightened", but I'm amazed this film got above 3 stars.


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