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Loose Connections (1985)

PG | | Comedy, Romance | 1983 (UK)

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Sally
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Harry
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Keith
Otto Bleidner ...
Policeman
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Wirtin
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Ingrid Domann ...
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Kay
Ken Jones ...
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Uwe Karsten Koch ...
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Benjamin Krämer ...
Policeman
Frances Low ...
Laurie
Eberhard Melzer ...
Wolfgang
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The movie's source novel and the film, which both have the same "Loose Connections" title, were both first published and first released in 1984. Writer Margaret Leclere wrote both the novel and the film's screenplay. See more »

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References High Noon (1952) See more »

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Odd fare
7 August 1999 | by (Illinois) – See all my reviews

An odd sort of film, but excellent for Stephen Rea fans. Here Stephen does not play his usual sort of sad, world-weary Irish gentleman. Instead, he plays a sweet but lying chauvinist. Plenty of odd sort of scenes you won't find him in anywhere else- one in particular he whips off his shirt and parades about a room before fighting gladiator style. Other pluses: the 80's tight pants and his gay button. Love that mouth scrunching he does when he's angry.


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