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The Object of Beauty (1991)

R  |   |  Crime, Comedy, Drama  |  12 April 1991 (USA)
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Jenny
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Mr. Mercer
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Victor Swayle
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Steve
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Larry
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Mr. Slaughter
Rosemary Martin ...
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Gordon
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American couple Jake and Tina are living in an expensive London hotel way beyond what they can afford. When they were asked to pay the bill, Jake wants to sell Tina's 20.000 pound Henry Moore sculpture, but she is not happy about that. The deaf-mute hotel maid admires the sculpture for its beauty rather than its value. When the sculpture goes missing, the couple start fighting over it... Written by Sami Al-Taher <staher2000@yahoo.com>

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12 April 1991 (USA)  »

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Objeto de seducción  »

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$5,186,392 (USA)
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Object of Beauty a Must See for your own sense of Morality
18 November 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I watched this for the first time on DVD last night and early this morning. I totally fell in love with Jenny and wanted to take her into my world and live happily ever after. I am sorry that more wasn't concluded with her at the end. Jake and Tina other wise should have been swept out to sea by a tsunami at the end. Jenny portrayed the commonalty & frailty of most of humanity(her brother being the subversive side of the rest of the commoners). Jake of course was the corporation and greed aspect of humanity with Tina being the human lemmings that follow the Jake side of life. I am sure though that if Tina had realized the true reason why Jenny took the statue she would have probably given it to her.(NOT!!) Tina's self-obsession during the encounter with Jenny just shows how shallow she really is. Glad I watched this movie and goes again to prove that the the Yanks still don't know how to make a good movie. Well not since D.W. Griffith that is. DEVO the guy who will never see ET.


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