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A Man in Love (1987)

Un homme amoureux (original title)
An American film-star and an unknown British actress meet on set in Rome. She is angry when he refuses to speak to her journalist father, but later they have a passionate relationship.

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Cast

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Steve Elliott
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Jane Steiner
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Susan Elliott
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Julia Steiner
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Michael Pozner
John Berry ...
Harry Steiner
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Bruno Schlosser
Jean Pigozzi ...
Dante Pizani
Elia Katz ...
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Constantin Alexandrov ...
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Jean-Claude de Goros ...
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Michele Melega ...
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Jole Silvani ...
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Jean-Marc Bihour ...
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An American film-star and an unknown British actress meet on set in Rome. She is angry when he refuses to speak to her journalist father, but later they have a passionate relationship. Written by Michael Crew <m.crew@bbcnc.org.uk>

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Drama | Romance

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$949,451 (USA)
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Opening film at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival. See more »

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Beautiful film, DVD not available
15 December 2004 | by (Boston area, United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this film a number of years ago on LaserDisc, and I loved it. Excuse me if I don't remember all the details.

Peter Coyote and Greta Scacchi gave great performances. Coyote played an actor and really conveyed a sense of someone trying to convey the essence of the character he played. Scacchi was also great. Their hunger for each other came across in a compelling way (OK, I really liked her nude scenes!).

The LaserDisc may have been Panned and Scanned (ugh!). Supposedly this is available on DVD, released in September 2004. It apparently had a very short shelf life. I cannot find it anywhere (as of December, 2004). Amazon says that their suppliers cannot provide a copy. Very frustrating. The DVD may also be P&S, but I hope not.

Highly recommended - if you can find it.


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