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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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Cast

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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
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Audrey
John Kozak ...
Phil
Alan Jordan ...
Steve's Lawyer
Tim Koetting ...
Maurice
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Sybil
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Suitor #1
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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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Alan Alda performed a number of duties on this film. Alda was writer, director and lead actor. See more »

Quotes

Steve Giardino: Why didn't you tell me you were a man?
Sybil: What, do you expect me to blurt it out all at once?
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Soundtracks

Girl Heaven
Written by Dan Balmer
Performed by Tom Grant
Produced by Tom Grant, Doug Durbrow
Courtesy of Tom Grant Records
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Alda at his Best-Not a classic just a warm fuzzy
11 November 2009 | by (HUNTINGTON BEACH CA) – See all my reviews

This is what I call a warm fuzzy. It shows a mix of people living this thing called life in a haphazard and enjoyable way. The combo of Alda and Linden had me laughing out of my chair. They remind me of so many people we all know. Ann Margaret is a knockout and Veronica Hamel brings hill street to medicine. This is MY favorite Alda movie and made me respect him as an actor who can play somebody other than Hawkeye. In my humble opinion this was Linden's best work. to use a quote from elsewhere "Alda's purpose is to show us fairly typical people going through fairly typical things. They live, we watch. On that voyeuristic level, the movie works." Please powers that be release this on DVD or show it on HBO high def .

SUMMARY- NOT A CLASSIC JUST A WARM FUZZY FEEL GOOD.


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