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No Small Affair (1984)

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The 16 years old amateur photographer Charles accidentally takes a photo of Laura - and falls in love with her, when he develops the picture. He finds out that she works as singer in a bar,... See full summary »

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The 16 years old amateur photographer Charles accidentally takes a photo of Laura - and falls in love with her, when he develops the picture. He finds out that she works as singer in a bar, but is about to be thrown out. Although rejected at first by the 23 years old, he wants to help her and starts an ad campaign behind her back... with unexpected results. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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He's 16. She's 22. All he wanted was her picture. What he got was... no small affair.

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9 November 1984 (USA)  »

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The school that Laura Victor (Demi Moore) and Charles Cummings (Matthew Broderick) meet in front of is James Lick Middle School of Noe Street in Noe Valley. See more »

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Charles Cummings: Sometimes it seems like nothing ever works out. What's worse is sometimes things almost work out then fall apart. If this is the way life is how do people stand it?
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Features Q*bert (1982) See more »

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Love Makes You Blind
(Love Theme From 'No Small Affair')
Written and Produced by Peppi Marchello
Performed by Fiona
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i love this movie

I've been trying to get my paws on this one for years now but they don't ever give it on TV .ill have to get the DVD whenever i got the cash.this has everything i love about movies-it is a child from the eighties,its got jon cryer-an icon of teen pictures of the decade-it is a sweet love story,the one you-well,i-wish could happen in real life.demi moore would never be sweeter. well,maybe in One Crazy Summer. at the time i watched it-hell,even now as i write-i had gone thru my first crush on an older woman(in my case,my ninth grade math teacher-she was 23 and i fifteen)and i felt i was the only one who though of that kind of relationships,so when i saw a Hollywood movie dealing with it in such a great way i fell for it all the way.it will remain one of my all time favorites until the day i die,a throwback to an era full of possibilities,however practically unattainable.


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