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Women and Men: Stories of Seduction (1990)

Three short stories come to the screen, each focused on a man and a woman. The first is set in the 1940s, the other two in the 1920s. In "The Man in a Brooks Brothers Suit," a businessman ... See full summary »
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Three short stories come to the screen, each focused on a man and a woman. The first is set in the 1940s, the other two in the 1920s. In "The Man in a Brooks Brothers Suit," a businessman of about 40 plies a younger Leftist women with liquor aboard a train. They spend the night together, and he decides he's in love with her. She plays along. In "Dusk Before Fireworks," Kit, a youthful flapper, arrives at Hoby's classy flat intent on an evening of passion. A constantly ringing telephone interrupts each embrace. In "Hills Like White Elephants," a couple traveling in Spain discuss her pregnancy: he wants things to stay as they are, she sees that notion as a fiction. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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14 December 1991 (Spain)  »

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Donne e uomini: storie di seduzione  »

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Director Ken Russell's segment, "Fireworks Before Dusk", was re-cut and re-scored by the studio after filming finished. Russell refused to watch the released film. See more »

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Followed by Women & Men 2: In Love There Are No Rules (1991) See more »

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ELIZABETH McGOVERN IS GREAT
15 February 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The best of three is The Man in the Brooks Brothers shirt, with

Elizabeth McGovern displaying her deep and complex powers. This

is the same lady who contributed to "Once Upon a Time in

America" becoming a film classic and grand opera. What she does

with her face is difficult to describe, but is worth watching.


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