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Strapless (1989)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  18 May 1990 (USA)
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An expatriate American doctor in London allows herself to lighten up when her freewheeling younger sister and a mysterious man enter her life. Her inhibitions released, the beautiful doctor learns that freedom has its own price.

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Dr. Lillian Hempel
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Raymond Forbes
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Amy Hempel
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Mr. Cooper
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Douglas Brodie
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Colin
Suzanne Burden ...
Romaine Salmon
Rohan McCullough ...
Annie Rice
Billie Roche ...
Gerry
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Mrs. Clark
Gary O'Brien ...
Mr. Clark (as Gary O'Brien)
Spencer Leigh ...
Hus
Julie Foy ...
Nurse
Jacqui Gordon-Lawrence ...
Staff Nurse
Cyril Nri ...
Harold Sabola
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An expatriate American doctor in London allows herself to lighten up when her freewheeling younger sister and a mysterious man enter her life. Her inhibitions released, the beautiful doctor learns that freedom has its own price.

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Two sisters are about to meet the man of every woman's dreams. He's wealthy, sexy and incredibly romantic. Something's got to be wrong. See more »

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Drama | Romance

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18 May 1990 (USA)  »

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Bez zahamowan  »

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$764,794 (USA)
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Amy: They're not meant to stay up, though somehow they do.
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La Nuit Americaine
Composed by Georges Delerue
© Societé P.E.C.F. (France)
Used by permission of Warner Chappell Music Limited, London
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It's disappointing!
10 February 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Strapless is written by one of British theater's finest playwrights, David Hare. Strapless stars Blair Brown and Bridget Fonda as American expatriates in London. Blair and Bridget play sisters who are completely opposite of each other. While Blair's character is stable and a doctor, Bridget is unstable and unpredictable. The story gets bizarre with a stranger who courts Blair's character. His role gets bizarre during the film and it is never really explained away to me. Without spoiling a surprise, I don't think this film really lifts itself up from obscurity. They could have at least shown more of London, England.


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