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A New Life (1988)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 25 March 1988 (USA)
After a middle-aged couple divorces, they must each enter the frightening but funny world of blind dates and new relationships.

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Steve Giardino
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Mel Arons
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Jackie Jardino
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Kay Hutton
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Doc
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Donna
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Billy
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Audrey
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Steve's Lawyer
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Maurice
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Sybil
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After a middle-aged couple divorces, they must each enter the frightening but funny world of blind dates and new relationships.

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25 March 1988 (USA)  »

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Alan Alda's A New Life  »

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$7,721,851 (USA)
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The length of time that Steve and Jackie Giardino's marriage lasted was twenty-six years. See more »

Quotes

Jackie Jardino: Something's bothering you, isn't it?
Steve Giardino: Something's bothering me? You watch every move that I make, and you haven't noticed that I'm going crazy? I can't breathe! You're constantly watching me, and questioning me, and examining me.
Jackie Jardino: That's what you do when you care about someone.
Steve Giardino: No, that's what you do when you take a hostage.
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Maria, Maria
Written by Eduardo Di Capua (as E. Di Capua)
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Too bland.
6 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

The writer and director, Alan Alda (who also stars, sporting an unflattering haircut), enters Woody Allen territory here, but the result is unfortunately bland and forgettable. He seems to know all the right moves and maintains an agreeable tone, but there isn't enough wit in the lines, or enough laughs, or enough insights into the characters. Ann-Margret does look sensational, however. (**)


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