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Choose Me (1984)

Several lost-soul night-owls, including a nightclub owner, a talkback radio relationships counseller, and an itinerant stranger have encounters that expose their contradictions and ... See full summary »

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Zack Antoine
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Pearl Antoine
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Mueller
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Ida
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Several lost-soul night-owls, including a nightclub owner, a talkback radio relationships counseller, and an itinerant stranger have encounters that expose their contradictions and anxieties about love and acceptance. Written by Robert Dennys <robertd@psy.uq.oz.au>

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In the middle of the night, when there's no one else... See more »

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29 August 1984 (USA)  »

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Choose Me - Sag ja  »

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$700,000 (estimated)
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Picked by Entertainment Weekly magazine as one of the "50 Greatest Independent Films" in a special supplement devoted to independent films that was only distributed to subscribers in November 1997. See more »

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[first lines]
Announcer: Stay by your phone, Doctor Nancy Love will be up on KCMY talk radio with The Love Line.
Nancy: I recommend that you examine the deeper feelings you have for your wife, Tom.
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References Johnny Angel (1945) See more »

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Trouble in Mind
Performed by Archie Shepp and Horace Parlan
Produced by Nils Winther
Courtesy SteepleChase Productions
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For Adult Sensibilities
24 April 2003 | by (Renton, WA USA) – See all my reviews

This movie holds a special place for me because I consider it to be my first "adult" film. Meaning this is the first movie made for adults with adult themes that I really paid attention to and liked. This doesn't mean it contains a lot of nudity and profanity. Actually it doesn't have much of either and that's a relief.

Keith Carradine is great as Mickey, a man will marry any woman he kisses. A man suffering the trials and tribulations of someone who always tells the truth. Two of the women that come into his life are "Ann" (also Nancy Love) and "Eve" (also Eve). Genevieve Bujold and Lesley Ann Warren play them with style.

Pepper it with characters make this movie a light treat. Alas it has dated a bit from its '80's self. But the Freddy Pendergrass music is still marvelous and sets "Choose Me"'s mood right.


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