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A Business Affair (1994)

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This is the story of the lovely Kate Swallow and the loves of her life. At the start she is with Alec Bolton, a noted author, who discourages her when she wants to write a novel. Later she ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Vanni Corso
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Kate Swallow
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Alec Bolton
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Judith
Anna Manahan ...
Bianca
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Ángel
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Bob
Marisa Benlloch ...
Carmen
Paul Bentall ...
Drunken Man
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Jaboul
Roger Brierley ...
Barrister
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Dinner Guest
Marian McLoughlin ...
Dinner Guest
Miguel De Ángel ...
Spanish Taxi Driver
Christopher Driscoll ...
Policeman
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This is the story of the lovely Kate Swallow and the loves of her life. At the start she is with Alec Bolton, a noted author, who discourages her when she wants to write a novel. Later she is swept off her feet by Alecs publisher, Vanni Corso, and leaves Alec for Vanni. She writes another novel and Vanni tells her he doesn't think the book will sell. Both of their actions are an indication of their vanity and fear of losing her. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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8 December 1995 (USA)  »

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Astucias de mujer  »

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Christopher Walken says the role of Vanni Corso in this movie is more like himself than any other character he's ever played. See more »

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A nice film, Carole Bouquet very good.
9 May 2004 | by (Houston) – See all my reviews

A nice little film, British mostly, that I liked, even though it really contained no actors I was particularly familiar with, aside from Christopher Walken. He was quite good here, playing a relatively normal character (no psychopath or super-villain). Very impressive was Carole Bouquet, playing Kate, a frustrated writer married to Alec (Jonathan Pryce) who was already a well-respected writer. Alec was just about a case study in the way men can be such complete jerks and utterly drive away the women they (think they) love. So, Kate eventually leaves and takes up with (and eventually marries) Vanni (Walken). But she finds things are different with him, but not necessarily better. Strange are the ways of love. I don't suppose Bouquet has a lot of fans in the U.S. but if so, they should definitely catch this film. Anyone ready for something with no murders or explosions might want to check it out. Grade: B


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