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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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Nancy
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Mickey
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Eve
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Zack Antoine
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Pearl Antoine
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Billy Ace
Edward Ruscha ...
Ralph Chomsky
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Mueller
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Lou
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Dr. Ernest Greene
Jodi Buss ...
Babs
Sandra Will ...
Ida
Mike Kaplan ...
Harve (as Mike E. Kaplan)
Russell Parr ...
Bradshaw
Teresa Velarde ...
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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 »

Quotes

[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 Whirlpool (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

Goin' Down Slow
Performed by Archie Shepp and Horace Parlan
Produced by Nils Winther
Courtesy SteepleChase Productions
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Stunning
4 November 2003 | by (Lyles, TN USA) – See all my reviews

I drove a long way to see this film, from Riverside to Santa Monica. Well, it was long way for me back then anyway. I loved it so much I sat through it twice that night, and came back a few nights later and sat through it twice again.

This film works for me on so many levels I can't fully describe it, but I definitely identified (and still do, to be honest) with Keith Carradine's Mickey. Chong and Bujold are appealing (especially the latter) and Leslie Ann Warren has never been better.

Rudolph and Carradine have at least one connection, by the by--the both worked on "Nashville".


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