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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
Robert Gould ...
Lou
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Dr. Ernest Greene
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Babs
Sandra Will ...
Ida
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Harve (as Mike E. Kaplan)
Russell Parr ...
Bradshaw
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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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Laughter, tears and telephone calls. Love is the true adventure. [USA theatrical] See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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29 August 1984 (USA)  »

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Choose Me - Sag ja  »

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$700,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$56,231 (USA) (3 September 1984)

Gross:

$2,490,233 (USA) (1 January 1985)
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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 Too Late for Tears (1949) 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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Really one of my favorites
7 May 2003 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

This film has always struck a special chord with me, although not all of the friends I've recommended it to over the years have liked it. I think you have to be a city person who's gone through some hard knocks in love to really embrace it. The scenes featuring Rae Dawn Chong aren't so special...(she's the weakest link)...but the scene where Bujold chats with Carradine after sex while getting dressed for work, the scenes with Dr. Love on the radio, the scene where Warren comes home from work to find that her roommate has stolen her boyfriend...these all have an immediate, bittersweet quality that's very haunting. Overall, the acting is flawless, and the whole film is an original. I only wish it were longer.


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