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Nancy
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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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Ida
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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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Very Sexy, Very Stylish and Very Funny [Australia Theatrical] 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 Don't Bother to Knock (1952) See more »

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Choose Me (You're My Choice Tonight)
Written by Luther Vandross and Marcus Miller
Performed by Teddy Pendergrass
Produced by Luther Vandross
Courtesy of Asylum Records [us] and Teddy Bear Productions [ca]
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wonderfully quirky and complex
10 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Since my first viewing of this film, I have never been quite able to get it out of my mind. The principal characters interact in simultaneously theatrical and believable fashions, and Genevieve Bujold as the crazy "Doctor Love" is simply irresistible. David Carradine is a sympathetic nut-case -- not an easy job to pull off, and Lesley Anne Warren is both strong and incredibly vulnerable. If you like a film with continuous contrasts and quirky ensemble cast, this is the movie for you. but don't hold out for a happy ending, even though you might? get one... wonderfully quirky and complex, this film bears many a repeat viewing. You will discover something new every time, nd, if you pay close attention, is sure to become a favorite.


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