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Maria's Lovers (1984)

R | | Drama, Romance | January 1985 (USA)
Ivan Bibic returns to his Pittsburgh PA suburb after surviving a Japanse POW camp, causing regular nightmares. All the time he remained faithfully devoted to his childhood love, fellow ... See full summary »

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(as Andrei Konchalovsky)

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(screenplay) (as Gerard Brach), (screenplay) (as Andrei Konchalovsky) | 2 more credits »
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Mrs. Wynic
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Harvey
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Rosie
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Joanie
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Frank
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Al Griselli
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Anna
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Vera
Anton Sipos ...
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Ivan Bibic returns to his Pittsburgh PA suburb after surviving a Japanse POW camp, causing regular nightmares. All the time he remained faithfully devoted to his childhood love, fellow ethnic Yugoslavian virgin Maria Bosic. She dates him again, thus ruining a virtual engagement to captain Al Griselli. Against Ivan's dad's advice, they get married. But Ivan became psychologically impotent, feels unworthy of her and starts wondering, even looking for another girl. Meanwhile slick guitar-and-song-busker Clarence Butts moves in to South-Western PA, and seduces Maria. Written by KGF Vissers

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They all loved her... too much. See more »

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Drama | Romance

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January 1985 (USA)  »

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Los amantes de María  »

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Robert Mitchum's character's personal name is not said and is known only as Ivan's father in the film and is billed in the credits as such. See more »

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Version of Angel Heart (1995) See more »

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Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Written by Duke Ellington / Bob Russell
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Love, sex and the distance between
31 October 2002 | by (Edinburgh, Scotland) – See all my reviews

I haven't seen this since it came out but I still talk about it when discussing the nature of love. It deals well with an issue I believe many people can relate to: the fine line between love and hate. The whole point [I believe] of the movie is to illustrate how John Savage's inability to make love to his wife is because he loves her too purely and only once that innocent worship has been tarnished can he consummate his marriage and love his wife completely.

If you've ever wondered why your best sexual memories are of people you didn't love then this movie is for you.


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