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Instant Karma (1990)

The writer of a bad TV series begins to rethink his life when he meets and falls in love with a beautiful actress.

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Annette Sinclair ...
Amy
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Dr. Berlin
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Oscar Meyer
Kristina Wotkyns ...
Cindy
Ashley Quaine ...
Janet
Glenn Hirsch ...
David (as Glen Hirsch)
James Gallery ...
Jerry
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Reno
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Clapper Boy
Steve Fuji ...
Boom Man
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Pop
Rick Diamond ...
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In Hollywood, the successful TV screenwriter and producer of the "Rock'n'Roll P.I." show Zane is an insecure and needy man, unhappy with his mediocre work for television with his partner David. His fiancee Amy has left him to live with another woman and he has hypnosis analysis with his psychiatrist Dr. Berlin. Zane is also having problems with the star of his show, Reno, who is arrogant, temperamental and drug addicted, and his partner in the show Pop is also upset with Reno. Meanwhile the IRS is auditing Zane's investments. When Zane meets the sexy and gorgeous extra Penelope, he immediately becomes obsessed for her. Zane dates Penelope and soon they fall in love with each other. But his insecurity jeopardizes the relationship. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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27 April 1990 (USA)  »

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Well-meaning story
5 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

Okay. So the story didn't appeal to anybody who watched it. Personally, I liked it because, however lacking-in-everything that he hero may have seemed, EVERYBODY DESERVES A CHANCE AT HAPPINESS. This movie showed how this guy, who like everybody has his ups and downs, has things turn around for him, in the midst of all other forms of confusion. True, he nearly blows it with his insecurity, but who hasn't at one time or another. The end shows him face-to-face with his dream-girl; presumably, he's about to get another chance as the story ends. I guess it's how the viewer looks at the story.


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