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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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Susan Elliott
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Harry Steiner
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Bruno Schlosser
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Dante Pizani
Elia Katz ...
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Constantin Alexandrov ...
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Jean-Claude de Goros ...
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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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$949,451
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Opening film at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival. See more »

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Features Key Largo (1948) See more »

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Plot less Love Story
19 August 2005 | by 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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