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(1990)

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This was the last film for most of the cast. Only three or four of the cast went on to have careers as actors.
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The female lead of Audrey was cast after the director's wife ran into Carolyn Farina while shopping at the Macy's store where Farina was working at the perfume section. She had no previous acting experience.
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This was the first film for almost all of the young cast.
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Clements, who played Tom Townsend, only acted in one more movie. He became a born-again Christian after the film and is now a pastor in Toronto.
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According to Clements, Whit Stillman wanted him to play the character of a seminary-type student who discusses the Bible with the group. Stillman later axed the character and had Clements play Tom Townsend.
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Will Kempe was originally cast as "Nick Smith". There is even an outtake of him in the role on the 2005 DVD.
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Whit Stillman started writing the script in the summer of 1984 and finished it in November of 1988.
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Linda Gillies who played Audrey's mother is in real life the mother of Isabel Gillies who played Cynthia McLean. Linda got the role as Mrs. Rouget after Whit Stillman saw her during her visit on the set with her daughter and thought she looked motherly.
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