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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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 ...
De Vitta
Jean-Claude de Goros ...
Sandro
Michele Melega ...
Paolo
Jole Silvani ...
Olga
Jean-Marc Bihour ...
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Jérôme Deschamps ...
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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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Release Date:

September 1987 (USA)  »

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$949,451 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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Opening film at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival. See more »

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Plot less Love Story
19 August 2005 | by (Isle Of Bute , Scotland) – See all my reviews

For the life of me I have no idea what type of movie director Diane Kurys was trying to make here . It centres around the relationship between American director Steve Elliot and English actress Jane Steiner . It contains long - Too long - scenes of romantic European cities with romantic music in the background but at the same time is possibly too explicit to be a simple love story . For example Steve gets Jane to tell him an erotic lesbian fantasy " I can feel her lips on my nipples as I rub my hand between her legs ... " and there's some nudity . But the problem with MAN IN LOVE is that there's zero plot . Okay I wasn't expecting car chases or Bruce Willis crashing through windows but the story ends up going nowhere . In many ways it's like a meaningless Mills & Boon story that might strike a cord with women who have just experienced a holiday romance . No doubt French film students will think this some sort of romantic masterwork but I didn't care for it apart from the lesbian fantasy monologue


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