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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)  »

Also Known As:

Shag-O-Rama  »

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Trivia

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

Quotes

Lucy: You know perfectly well, new sex is like crack.
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Rabbits ................ Hugh & Heff See more »

Soundtracks

THE BOA DANCE
Composed and Performed by Martin Blasick (as Marty Blasick)
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Entertaining and cute
1 August 2010 | by (Slovakia) – See all my reviews

I didn't expect much of this movie, I wanted to watch it just because I'm a little bit obsessed with David Bowie right now and he's in it. I was nicely surprised, for I enjoyed it very much and I might even watch it again. Over and over again.

The movie has a colourful 90's atmosphere, it's cute and comic. The storyline is pretty unreal and all the characters are kind of crazy. Rosanna Arquette plays a Houdini lover and wannabe escape artist, her foolish best friend Viv designs extravagant bras. Bowie portrays a mystery English man who needs to get married to get a green card and to be allowed to stay in America. He is unbelievably charming in that role (aah his voice!) These three are all in a desperate need of money and decide to rob the restaurant they work at.

The Linguini incident -surprisely not much known - is a small treasure, an entertaining comedy with a pinch of romance. Watch this, it will shift your mood. I strongly recommend it :)


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