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Just the Way You Are (1984)

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Susan is a young, beautiful and successful flute player, but because of her physical handicap, a lame leg, she is having difficulties finding Mr. Right. While on tour in France, she decides... See full summary »

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Cast

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Susan Berlanger
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Peter Nichols
Kaki Hunter ...
Lisa Elliott
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Francois Rossignol
Catherine Salviat ...
Nicole Schallon
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Sam Carpenter
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Bobbie
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Jack the Answering Service Guy
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Frank Bantam (as Timothy Daly)
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Steve Haslachez
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Desk Clerk, Hotel Monte Blanc
André Oumansky ...
Paris Doctor
Billy Kearns ...
Earl Cooper, Frank's Boss
Joyce Gordon ...
Answering Service Lady
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Theater Assistant Manager
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Storyline

Susan is a young, beautiful and successful flute player, but because of her physical handicap, a lame leg, she is having difficulties finding Mr. Right. While on tour in France, she decides to spend a few days on a ski resort wearing a fake cast around her lame leg to make sure her handicap goes unnoticed. Once arrived, she meets Peter, a handsome photographer... Written by Homme A. Piest <piest@pobox.leidenuniv.nl>

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Comedy | Music | Romance

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16 November 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

I Won't Dance  »

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Trivia

Working title: "I Won't Dance". See more »

Goofs

The film is supposed to be shot in the winter, but there is one scene when they fly over Paris, and you can actually see green trees all through out. See more »

Connections

References The Kid (1921) See more »

Soundtracks

I Know There's Something Going On
Written by Russ Ballard
Performed by Anni-Frid Lyngstad (as Frida)
Courtesy of Polar Music
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I loved this movie...
7 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

...maybe in part because I'm a romantic at heart and maybe in part because I loved the way Ms. McNichol played her character, in spite of the controversy over her mental health. She was splendid! It is the light in which I will always remember her. There were a couple of script continuity issues, but other than that it was a perfect "chick flick," (and I loved the white coat, too! Where can I find one for myself?). I'd like to know when the filming was "interrupted" with Ms. McNichols leave of absence due to mental stress; the editors did a great job interfacing the one year time gap that is stated to have taken place during this time. Thanks, Christy, for sharing your talent in so many ways.


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