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Blue
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Liliane
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King
James Laurenson ...
Terry Ray
Carol Wayne ...
Candy
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Libby
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Cyd
George Morfogen ...
Max
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Warren Williams
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Reuben (as Henry Sanders)
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Marvin
Terry Wills ...
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Annie O'Neill ...
Dukes Waitress
Michelle Davison ...
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Blue and Eli, two friends, have problems with women. Blue, a yet-to-be discovered painter is left by his longtime girlfriend, because she considers him too immature for a longlsting relationship. Eli on the other hand, who works in his father's aerobic suit business, is still searching for a woman who is interesting enough to spend more than one night with her. Their friendship is put to a severe test as both fall in love with Liliane, Blue's attractive new gallerist. Written by Robert Zeithammel <zeit@cip.physik.uni-muenchen.de>

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Die Herzensbrecher  »

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The character Arthur Blue (Coyote) is loosely based on fetishistic painter Robert Blue (son of actor Ben Blue) See more »

Quotes

Blue: How come my paintings don't sell?
Eli: You paint things people are ashamed to hang on their walls.
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The Blues Don't Care
Performed and Produced by Etta James
Written and Arranged by Etta James & Brian Ray
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Overlooked Gem
18 June 2002 | by (Arizona) – See all my reviews

This film really impressed me when it was first released. Though it was hardly a box office hit, it (and "The Boss's Son") did contribute to Bobby Roth's reputation as a fine independent film maker. Roth captured the late 70s, early 80s LA art scene perfectly. It was a time when many people were having to temper the idealism of the 70s in order to survive. Perhaps its lack of wide success stemmed from the fact that you had to be familiar with Los Angeles at that time to appreciate it fully. Also a great soundtrack, especially the Etta James' songs.


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