Unfaithfully Yours (1984) Poster


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This is the second film in a row scored by Bill Conti that stars Armand Assante and is set in New York. The first was I, the Jury (1982).
This was originally intended as a project for Peter Sellers before his death in 1980.
Dudley Moore, who plays an orchestra conductor, shadowed Bill Conti, who wrote the film's score, to actually learn the techniques used to conduct a symphony orchestra.
In the film, it is mentioned that Dudley Moore was scoring a film starring his wife played by Nastassja Kinski. In fact, Moore did compose the score the film Six Weeks (1982) co-starring Mary Tyler Moore, which came was filmed a year prior to this one.
Reportedly in early 1981, it was mentioned in the media that Dudley Moore had conceded his role as a symphony conductor in this movie to either Giancarlo Giannini or Marcello Mastroianni.
The classical piece of music that Dudley Moore acts out his revenge fantasy to was Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's violin concerto.
Betty Shabazz, the widow of Malcolm X, appeared in a small role in the movie as a woman at a plaza.
One of three 1984 movies that Dudley Moore starred in that were released in the year of 1984. The films include Best Defense (1984), Micki + Maude (1984) and Unfaithfully Yours (1984).
Second and final of two movies that actor Armand Assante made with director Howard Zieff. The first had been Private Benjamin (1980) made and released about four years earlier in 1980.
Dudley Moore was top first billed, Nastassja Kinski was billed second and Armand Assante billed third.
Actor Albert Brooks sports a beard in this movie.
Second and final [to date, June 2013] screen version of "Unfaithfully Yours". This remake was made and released about thirty-six years after the original Unfaithfully Yours (1948).
One of four 1984 movies that actress Nastassja Kinski starred in that were released in that year. The films include Paris, Texas (1984), Maria's Lovers (1984), Unfaithfully Yours (1984) and The Hotel New Hampshire (1984).
The movie's star Dudley Moore played the central role which had been portrayed by Rex Harrison in the original Unfaithfully Yours (1948).
'Halliwells' stated that the film was a "modernized and simplified version of . . . Unfaithfully Yours (1948) . . . with only one plot instead of three", whilst similarly, 'Allmovie' declared that "the plot is simpler and more straightforward than the original version [of Unfaithfully Yours (1948)], in which the conductor harbored three separate elaborate fantasies".
The original version, Unfaithfully Yours (1948), was first released in 1948. This remake was first released in 1984, that year's digit reverse.


Betty Shabazz:  The widow of Malcolm X as a woman at a plaza.

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