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Lace (1984)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  26 February 1984 (USA)
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A young actress, thought to be easy and have no morals, gathers three former school chums to find out which is her mother. Much of the movie takes place in flashback and the identity of her... See full summary »

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A young actress, thought to be easy and have no morals, gathers three former school chums to find out which is her mother. Much of the movie takes place in flashback and the identity of her mother is not found out till the last few minutes. Written by <Martianwax@aol.com>

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Which one of you bitches is my mother?

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26 February 1984 (USA)  »

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Phoebe Cates' line "Which one of you bitches is my mother?" has passed into legend as one of the most memorable quotes in TV history. See more »

Goofs

Ice hockey was not played in indoor stadiums in Switzerland in 1960, nor with the kind of equipment depicted. See more »

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Lili: Incidentally, which one of you bitches is my mother?
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References Citizen Kane (1941) See more »

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Great 1980's TV Mini Series
12 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have been trying for many years to get my hands on an original taped copy of the miniseries and have just been able to do so. Copies of this miniseries are extremely rare! Lace, the miniseries, is the best miniseries I have ever seen on TV. I saw this when I was about ten and fell in love with the glamor, the mystery, the romance, the suspense and the actors. Someone made a comment about the acting being shallow, however I say that the acting was superb. The quality of the production reminded me of old romantic masterpieces. Phoebe Cates,Brooke Adams, Bess Armstrong, Arielle Dombasle, and Anthony Higgins all give stunning performances. Lace II is also equally intriguing. My only wish is that Lorimar or the company currently owning the rights to this series will start making DVD copies for sale! Why can't one purchase this magnificent series on Amazon, or anywhere? Lace seems to be a gem in hiding.


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