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The Linguini Incident (1991)

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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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Cast

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Lucy
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Monte
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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 ...
Female Ventriloquist
Leana Hall ...
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)  »

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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

James: You're going to have to take that rag off your face if you expect her to read your lips.
Vivian: She can read my tits!
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Rabbits ................ Hugh & Heff See more »

Soundtracks

LA MARSEILLAISE
Performed by David Karr
Courtesy of Ole Georg/Capitol Production Music
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Best described as 'daffy', or maybe 'flaky'
22 November 2001 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

New Wave comedy barely released to theaters--mostly due to the fact New Wave comedies had not been in fashion since 1986. Rosanna Arquette is charming (as usual) playing eccentric New York waitress-and would-be escape artist!-who plots a major heist with help from British bartender David Bowie, who's in need of a green-card bride. Sassy script, excellent cast which includes Eszter Balint (very funny), Marlee Matlin and Andre Gregory, but it tends to have more energy than successful gags. A smoother direction and tighter editing might've helped, yet this is still rather fun, complimented by a wonderful background score by Thomas Newman. **1/2 from ****


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