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Lovesick (1983)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Fantasy, Romance  |  18 February 1983 (USA)
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A psychiatrist who falls in love with a patient is visited by the spirit of Sigmund Freud, who gives him advice on how to handle it.

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Frantic Patient
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A psychiatrist who falls in love with a patient is visited by the spirit of Sigmund Freud, who gives him advice on how to handle it.

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One of two psychiatric comedies first released in 1983. The other movie was Blake Edwards' The Man Who Loved Women (1983). See more »

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Chloe Allen: Here I was, in the middle of an obscene phone call, and I thought of you.
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Wonderful Light hearted Romantic Comedy
22 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you are looking for fantasy with a happy ending, this is it.

The Beautiful Elizabeth Mcgovern and Dudley Moore make a interesting couple.She's ( 5'10')tall, he is short, She has a Mid-West accent and he has a English accent, He's calm and she has anxiety neurosis.They say opposites attract.

There are some interesting " Freudian Slips " in the movie. Moore's fantasy about being in the late 19th Century, rowing her down the river, and both being attired appropriately ( she is stunning to say the least )is based on the painting in his office.During a Analytic session she puts him into her recollection of a book,because his first name ( Saul ) and the author's first name are the same.Finally, in the beginning of the flick, his friend,Otto goes to cut his cake and puts the knife through his name as the camera records.Otto has a heart attack and dies. It was nice seeing Manhattan of the early 80's.Especially Chloe and Saul walking arm in arm in Central Park Also the soundtrack ( especially the flute )is and very excellent and soothing.


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