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The Cloning of Joanna May (1992)

TV Movie  -   -  Sci-Fi  -  25 January 1992 (UK)
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Joanna once was married to Carl May, a very rich and powerful nuclear energy magnate. They love each other, but had to divorce after Joanna was caught on an incidental love affair. Since ... See full summary »

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Joanna May
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Carl May
Emma Hardy ...
Jane Jarvis
Helen Adie ...
Alice Morthampton
Laura Eddy ...
Gina Herriot
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Mavis
Jean Boht ...
Mrs. Love
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Sarah Badel ...
Angela
Michael Brogan ...
Cliff
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Isaac
Michael Carter ...
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Petie
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Gerald
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Philip
John Laing ...
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Joanna once was married to Carl May, a very rich and powerful nuclear energy magnate. They love each other, but had to divorce after Joanna was caught on an incidental love affair. Since then Carl has made Joanna's life impossible. 10 years later she's fed up with the situation and decides to visit him, only to find that once he made three copies of her. Written by Michel Rudoy <mdrc@hp9000a1.uam.mx>

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Joanna Mayn kaksi elämää  »

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Edgy ego drama with SF elements
14 January 2003 | by (Columbia MD) – See all my reviews

A wealthy, self-centered monster loses the woman he loves, but determines to re-create her. He has a number of clones developed, and sits back while they grow to maturity, unknown to each other, in a wide variety of circumstances. He then invites them all to a gathering and announces that he will be picking one of them as his bride. Of course, the women's reactions are not what he anticipates, and the ending is suitably surprising and ironic.

Like the good version of The Life and Loves of a She-Devil (not the Roseanne Barr version), this is an adaptation of a Fay Weldon novel and stars the lovely Patricia Hodge. What more could one ask for?


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