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Can She Bake a Cherry Pie? (1983)

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)
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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 »

Quotes

Zee: Well, you seem to have a lot of energy and it gets stuck in your forehead... it's like thinking instead of flowing
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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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A romanticcomedic imperfect film about unlikely partners in NYC. Great reminiscent city location shots.
21 August 2001 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

If you want to see poetry in motion, STUDY the sequences of Michael Marogtta and his pigeon. An UNFORGETTABLE piece of filmography is about an hour into the film--it lasts under a minute...not a word is spoken...only the music which gives the film its name is heard while Margotta, Frances Fisher and a trained New York City pigeon struggle, dance and eventually part under magic hour light; in front of The Pierre Hotel on 5th Avenue. Breath-taking.


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