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The Linguini Incident (1991)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  30 October 1991 (France)
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Two disgruntled restaurant employees (David Bowie, Rosanna Arquette) decide to rob their employers (Buck Henry, Andre Gregory).

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Lucy
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Vivian
Andre Gregory ...
Dante
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Cecil
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Miracle
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Jeanette
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Tony
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Oliver
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Phil
Susan Mechsner ...
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Tracy
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Cecelia
Kristina Loggia ...
Gayle
Pati Dubroff ...
Kim
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Two disgruntled restaurant employees (David Bowie, Rosanna Arquette) decide to rob their employers (Buck Henry, Andre Gregory). Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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He wants to be tied down. She wants to be tied up. It's not what you think.

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Comedy | Crime

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30 October 1991 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Shag-O-Rama  »

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Iman, appears in the film briefly as a woman in the audience for Lucy's stunt. See more »

Quotes

Woman: Are you the Ethereal Lucy?
Monte: That's Lucy the Ethereal.
Woman: And who might you be?
Monte: Monte... the Emasculated.
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Rabbits ................ Hugh & Heff See more »

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A MAN COULD GET KILLED
By Bert Kaempfert
Published by Champion Music Corporation
Rights administered by MCA Music Publishing, A division of MCA, Inc.
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When you're in the mood for fluff, this is good stuff
15 June 1999 | by (Bellevue, Washington) – See all my reviews

This is almost a "screwball comedy", but not quite. The pacing is slower. The characters do and say silly things, but only after careful deliberation. Everyone in this movie is so cute you want to rub noses with them. No knee-slappers, but lots of chuckles and smiles. This is a good movie. This is a nice movie. It has a happy ending, which is rare these days. Bowie's acting was competent but unremarkable. I think it was nice to see a "steady-eddie" in the role. It's almost a conventional story with trappings of a farce. The audience knows it a farce. The players know its a farce. The players know that the audience knows its a farce. Therefore we all enjoy ourselves.


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