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Foreign Affairs (1993)

TV Movie  -   -  Romance  -  17 March 1993 (USA)
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Two couples find love and comfort in London. A reserved, but lonely aging American female college professor meets a self-confident, married, but disillusioned aging American and aging English actress meets a young lively American.

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Vinnie Miner
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Chuck Mumpson
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Fred Turner
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Rosemary Radley
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Geoffrey Beevers ...
Fortnum's Assistant
Susan Bovell ...
Stewardess
Roger Brierley ...
Mr. Simpkins
Rowena Cooper ...
Mrs. Simpkins
Sam Cox ...
Airport Official
Desmond Cullum-Jones ...
Sir Harry
Eileen Davies ...
Fortnum's Cashier
Julian Firth ...
Burberry's Assistant
Robert Hands ...
David Hewson
Emma Healey ...
Fiona Simpkins
Amy Hodge ...
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Two couples find love and comfort in London. A reserved, but lonely aging American female college professor meets a self-confident, married, but disillusioned aging American and aging English actress meets a young lively American.

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A gem
23 March 2006 | by (Somewhere in Europe) – See all my reviews

For some strange reason, TV movies seem to be perceived as somehow "inferior" to the big-screen & big-bucks productions. Is it because of their comparatively limited budget and the resulting lack of "special effects"? Or is it simply a marketing issue? Be it as it may, many true lovers of film as an art do not care much about special effects, much less about the marketing involved. Those should absolutely see this delightful movie.

In a nutshell, it's a film about "senior dating", if you will, featuring two Americans in England. But their nationality is about the only thing they have in common..:) There is also a parallel love story, between a beautiful English stage and TV star and an American who is about 10-15 years her junior.

There are surprisingly few clichés, and even those are treated with intelligence. Instead, there is plenty of "class", intelligence, warm humour, wonderfully sensitive acting - not to mention the beautiful surroundings of the English countryside and the very good, unobtrusive musical score.

It's a sensitive, humorous, and ultimately poignant, film that will leave you with a warm feeling inside. "Foreign affairs" is one of those films that, for some reason, stay with you forever.


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