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Elizabeth Carlson
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Daniel Jelline
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Rivas
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Margaret
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Curt
Pierre Clémenti ...
Vic
Dov Gottesfeld ...
Marcel
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Nick
Marion Varella ...
Bridget Gormann
Murray Moston ...
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Stephanie Farrow ...
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Carmen ...
Lois Straub
Daisy Carrington ...
Daisy Carlson
Carl Lee ...
Duke
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Wisconsin farm girl Elizabeth Carlson leaves family and her English teacher lover behind and escapes to New York. There she soon makes a career for herself as a fashion model. During a vernissage she's approached by a mysterious man whose motives are unclear... Written by Michel Hafner <mhafner@imdb.com>

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Debut film as an actor for director James Toback. See more »

Goofs

Elizabeth's purse changes positions when she's asking informations on the mosque. When she's outside the purse is on her left side, but when she's inside the purse goes to the right and later returns to the left again when she's about to leave the place. See more »

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Elizabeth Carlson: What else do you play so beautifully?
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Referenced in The Big Box: A Christmas Story (2010) See more »

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La Bamba
Traditional, arranged by Ritchie Valens
Performed by Ritchie Valens
Courtesy of Era Records
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Nastassja blows away everything on the screen
23 August 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

Taken as an historical perspective of Nastassja Kinski, this is a relatively young Nastassja who totally dominates the screen. As the movie proceeds, it becomes more and more apparent that Nastassja has something called screen presence, meaning that whenever she is on screen there is the promise of something electric occurring that is extraordinary. Today, this movie may appear to be wooden and dated, especially with the performance or lack of performance of Rudolph Nureyev who is absolutely obliterated by Nastassja. The movie on its own cannot be taken seriously, but it maybe viewed as a celebration of Nastassja Kinski.


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