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This 1985 British film was not released in the USA until 1988.
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Debut theatrical feature film of actress Lindsay Duncan.
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According to Time Out, the film was "a welcome attempt to revive and update - steering clear of crass stereotypes - the bitter-sweet romance of classics like I Was a Male War Bride (1949) and the Tracy-Hepburn [Spencer Tracy-Katharine Hepburn] vehicles".
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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.
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One of the early screen roles of actor Stephen Rea.
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The film's two lead stars, Lindsay Duncan and Stephen Rea, had both previously appeared in the "Harold Pinter: A Celebration" episode of the TV series Arena (1975) [See: Arena: Harold Pinter: A Celebration (2010)}.
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Publicity for the picture stated that the movie was "not exactly a love story".
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Star Billing: Stephen Rea (1st), Lindsay Duncan (2nd), Jan Niklas (3rd), Carol Harrison (4th), Gary Olsen (5th), Frances Low (6th) and Ken Jones (7th).
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Virgin Films financed about a quarter of the movie's budget with the other three quarters being funded by Britain's former UK film funding agency the NNFC (National Film Finance Corporation).
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The picture, a road movie, shot in two European countries: England and the then West Germany (now part of Germany).
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