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Fool for Love (1985)

R | | Drama | 14 May 1986 (France)
May is waiting for her boyfriend in a run-down American motel, when an old flame turns up and threatens to undermine her efforts and drag her back into the life that she was running away from. The situation soon turns complicated.

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May
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Martin
Martha Crawford ...
May's Mother
Louise Egolf ...
Eddie's Mother
Sura Cox ...
Teenage May
Jonathan Skinner ...
Teenage Eddie
April Russell ...
Young May
Deborah McNaughton ...
The Countess
Lon Hill ...
Mr. Valdes
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May is waiting for her boyfriend in a run-down American motel, when an old flame turns up and threatens to undermine her efforts and drag her back into the life that she was running away from. The situation soon turns complicated.

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Extraña pasión  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$55,637, 8 December 1985, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$836,156
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Robert Altman's has said on the DVD that though some audiences of the film have interpreted the film as a comedy or a thriller, this was never his intention and was not his vision for the film. See more »

Quotes

May: Do you want me to finish the story, Eddie?
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Connections

Referenced in House M.D.: Fools for Love (2006) See more »

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Go Rosa
Written and Performed by Sandy Rogers
Produced by Jim Gaines
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A Very Dull Movie
21 June 2013 | by See all my reviews

This is a VERY dull, slow movie. With almost no redeeming qualities to it, the film lumbers towards a dramatic and distasteful climax. No way to connect with the loathsome characters, you feel like a creep, a peeping tom watching the lives of the two main actors fall apart. There can't possibly be a worse way to spend nearly two hours of your life than watching this piece of junk movie. Try Zapped! for 80s nostalgia. If you want something more stimulating, intellectually or otherwise, just stick your head in a plastic bag. Don't bother with this dud. This movie was all about the actors and writers loving themselves more than their audience. You'll feel dirty and insulted after-wards...


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