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Love Letters (1983)

A story of love and obsession. A young radio personality who, after her mother dies, discovers she had been having a love affair for 15 years. Now she finds herself recreating her mother's ... See full summary »

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Anna Winter
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Maggie Winter
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Chuck Winter
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Oliver Andrews
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Wendy
Brian Wood ...
Frank
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Ralph Glass
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Jake
Michael Villella ...
Oliver's client
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Hippy
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Sally
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Marcia Newell
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Morgan Crawford
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Edith Andrews
Emma Floria ...
Emma (as Emma Chapman)
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A story of love and obsession. A young radio personality who, after her mother dies, discovers she had been having a love affair for 15 years. Now she finds herself recreating her mother's romance by getting involved with a married man. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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Sometimes It's Right To Do the Wrong Thing.

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Drama | Romance

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27 April 1984 (USA)  »

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My Love Letters  »

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$550,000 (estimated)
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After Anna is pulled from the bathroom crying, and she's lying in bed while Oliver sits on the edge of the bed explaining how he feels about his marriage, the boom mic keeps poking in from above. See more »

Connections

Referenced in My Time with Terror with Jamie Lee Curtis (2013) See more »

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Prelude #15
by Frédéric Chopin (as Chopin)
Constance Keene, pianist
Protone Records
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A sad, but moving motion picture. Should be a classic.

After her mother dies, Jamie Lee Curtis discovers love letters from a man her mom had been having an affair with for several years and begins an affair all her own. Jamie Lee Curtis is heartbreakingly displayed at her absolute best in her first non-horror film ( not Trading Places ).Acting is also good all around and this is a very well done, very adult, motion picture. Roger Corman was shockingly the producer of this film ( his very best movie). A sad and often moving movie about how everybody longs to be loved.

Also Known As: Passion Play and My Love Letters. Rating: 9 and a 1/2 out of 10. Also features the memorable tagline: Sometimes it's right, to do the wrong thing.


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