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Strapless (1989)

R  |   |  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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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)  »

Also Known As:

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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Soundtracks

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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Riveting psychological suspense
18 July 1999 | by (Naples, Florida) – See all my reviews

The film mesmerized me in the same way that the male lead tantalizes the female lead. There is something so focused about the silence in this film: penetrating looks, thoughtful glances, wonderment. Author David Hare uses the actors' eyes to reveal a woman's inner cravings and a man's use of silence as a manipulative tool. The title "Strapless" suggests the vulnerability of the characters. It is a romance done with mystery and charm.


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