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Just the Way You Are (1984)

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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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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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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1.85 : 1
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Working title: "I Won't Dance". See more »

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After getting paint on the back of his overcoat carrying Susan Berlanger up the stairs, Sam Carpenter returns to the cab without any paint on his overcoat. See more »

Connections

References The Kid (1921) See more »

Soundtracks

Dance All Night
Written by Ish Ledesma
Performed by OXO
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7 May 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed the movie's theme, and in particular the music selections in this production. In-fact, I wish I could find a VHS copy of the movie. Christie played an excellent role. The production settings were interesting and well suited to the overall theme of the movie. There should be more movies of this excellent format. Christie's part reflected the emotion and human failings that all people tend to encounter at one time or another during their lifetime. The fact that most of the other actors were relatively unknowns (for the most part), I found this helped to focus on the main theme of the movie and the lead role (Christie).


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