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Scenes from a Mall (1991)

On their 16th anniversary, a married couple's trip to a Beverly Hills mall becomes the stage for personal revelations and deceptions.

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Deborah
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Daren Firestone ...
Sam
Rebecca Nickels ...
Jennifer
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Dr. Hans Clava
Gregory Moore ...
Barber Shop Quartet
Michael Brown ...
Barber Shop Quartet
Jonathan Guss ...
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David Frye ...
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Joseph Warren ...
Joe Cool & the Coolers (Rap Group)
Brian Warren ...
Joe Cool & the Coolers (Rap Group)
Darrell Mason ...
Joe Cool & the Coolers (Rap Group)
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Augustin Bustamante ...
El Mariachi Bustamente
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On their 16. anniversary, during a shopping stroll, the lawyer Nick Fifer confesses his wife Deborah some affairs. She goes wild and insists on a divorce. After they agreed to the dividing up of their belongings, Deborah confesses having an affair, too. Now he gets very upset and wants the divorce for his part, but the last word is not spoken yet. Written by Thomas Manhardt <Thomas.Manhardt@wu-wien.ac.at>

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On their 16th wedding anniversary, Deborah and Nick decided to work out all their differences ...in public. See more »

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22 February 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ein ganz normaler Hochzeitstag  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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$9,563,393 (USA)
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Trivia

One of two 1991 films that Woody Allen and Bette Midler each starred in. Their other films that year were Shadows and Fog (1991) and For the Boys (1991) respectively. See more »

Quotes

Nick Fifer: I don't know how our marriage lasted.
Deborah Fifer: Mutual death wish.
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References Predator 2 (1990) See more »

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La Calandria
Written by Nicandro Castillo
Performed by El Mariachi Bustamante
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Not enough commitment.
3 May 2002 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Like a stale marriage, after about half an hour you might feel like retaking your vows with this one, because although it starts well enough, the fire soon dies down. The two leads are great, sparking off each other and generally giving all they've got to these two-dimensional characters. But there's only so many one-liners you can take before you realise that there isn't actually anything happening. It's an interesting idea, and worth a look, but with the credentials of those involved you'd expect to get more for your money.


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