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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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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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Tracy
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Cecelia
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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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Special Effects Bras by Bart Trickel See more »

Soundtracks

MELONS RISING
Performed by Meat Puppets
Composed by Curis Kirkwood, Chris Kirkwood and Derrick Bostrom
Cesstone Music (BMI)
Courtesy of SST Records
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An offbeat, quirky romantic comedy with many twists.
1 February 1999 | by (Western Australia) – See all my reviews

David Bowie is fairly promising as a bartender frantically searching for a green card. He meets a contortionist/hopeful escape artist and she and him begin an affair.

The hijinks of trying to get a green card aren't that funny and the film doesn't move too quick at all. Plot points introduce themselves towards the end of the movie and nothing really gets resolved. But, other than that, it's a light hearted film that would warrant watching, that is if you're a Bowie fan.

There are some good roles, played by Buck Henry and Marlee Matlin, but the script doesn't do the actors' justice. The music isn't too bad, a good score as usual from Thomas Newman, alumni of The Player and Shawshank Redemption fame.

It's just one of those romantic comedies with a twist! Nothing much else to it really.

Five out of ten.


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