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A New Life (1988)

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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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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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Judy
David Eisner ...
Billy
Victoria Snow ...
Audrey
John Kozak ...
Phil
Alan Jordan ...
Steve's Lawyer
Tim Koetting ...
Maurice
Catherine Disher ...
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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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11 August 1988 (Australia)  »

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Alan Alda's A New Life  »

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$7,721,851 (USA)
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Fourth of six collaborations of actor Alan Alda and producer Martin Bregman. See more »

Quotes

Steve Giardino: You're a very shallow person, do you know that?
Mel Arons: What, having some woman make fried bread for you is deep?
Steve Giardino: Ah, damn it, I'm not happy. I want to get happy.
Mel Arons: What are you making such a big deal about happiness for? Look at me. I trade all day against guys who would cut my heart out of an eighth. I drink too much, I eat rich food, I make love to women half my age. You think I'm happy?
[big smile]
Mel Arons: That's the advantage of being shallow.
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Trio #3 in G Major
Written by Joseph Haydn
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Actor name for "Teacher" incorrect
30 January 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I would like to indicate that the name of the teacher listed in the credits is incorrect. The deaf education teacher in the scene where Ann Margret's character has gone back to school is my sister, Debbie Mabon-McIntosh. At the time, Debbie was teaching in Toronto at a school for the deaf, and the school was approached for a female teacher, approximately age 28, to give a brief lesson in sign language for the scene, which was filmed in Toronto. I'd like to see Debbie's name appear in the credits, largely because she passed away of ovarian cancer in June 1993, and her daughters (naw age 17 and 16)would like to see their mother's name in the credits. They have a great photo of Debbie with Alan Alda.


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