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Tender Is the Night 

F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel about how the rich languoring on the Riviera in the 1920's are slowly drawn into the coming depression is once again filmed with Peter Strauss, Mary Steenburgen,... See full summary »
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 Dick Diver 6 episodes, 1985
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 Nicole Warren Diver 6 episodes, 1985
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 Rosemary Hoyt 4 episodes, 1985
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 Baby Warren 4 episodes, 1985
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 Abe North 3 episodes, 1985
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 Franz Gregorovius 3 episodes, 1985
Joris Stuyck ...
 Tommy Barban 3 episodes, 1985
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F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel about how the rich languoring on the Riviera in the 1920's are slowly drawn into the coming depression is once again filmed with Peter Strauss, Mary Steenburgen, and John Heard in the leads. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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27 October 1985 (USA)  »

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Suave es la noche  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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A marriage going down in flames!
25 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

Scott Fitzgerald drew on his own experience of his marriage with Zelda to paint this haunting and often frightening portrait of a relationship foundering on the rocks of social and financial success. Peter Strauss gives a career best performance as Dick Diver, a successful psychiatrist, who can't do a thing to prevent the alcohol-fuelled mental decline of his wife (Mary Steenburgen). There are moments of sheer Fitzgerald brilliance, for example, the speech given by Diver to friends at a candle-lit dinner party in front of his Cote d'Azure villa. The supporting cast is fine, including a then little known Jean Reno who's since gone on to do worse things.


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