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Impromptu (1991)

PG-13  |   |  Biography, Comedy, Music  |  May 1991 (USA)
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In 1830s France, pianist/composer Frédéric Chopin is pursued romantically by the determined, individualistic woman who uses the name George Sand.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
George Sand / Aurora
Anton Rodgers ...
David Birkin ...
Nimer Rashed ...
Fiona Vincente ...
John Savident ...
Young Aurora


Novelist George Sand ('Judy Davis') falls in love with composer Frédéric Chopin (Hugh Grant). She tries to profess her love for him at a weekend hosted by a pretentious, artistically minded duchess for famous musicians, artists, and writers of the day. The gentle and sickly Chopin is wary of the outspoken Sand, but finds himself strangely drawn to her, as well. Written by Liza Esser <>

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May 1991 (USA)  »

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Chopin - min elskede  »

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$4,076,211 (USA)

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17 September 2003 | by (Metro Boston) – See all my reviews

Recently re-watched this movie and I am going to buy some of Chopin's music. I just loved the story and the acting-I thought Judy Davis and Hugh Grant were fantastic. It is the kind of a story that remains in the back of your mind and need to watch it over again--that is my mark of a great movie!

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