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The Counterfeit Contessa (1994)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Romance  -  4 April 1994 (USA)
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Gina Nardino, a young saleswoman at the food counter of a posh department store, falls hard for a society stud, and, through a series of accidents, impresses him by taking on the false ... See full summary »

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Gina Leonarda Nardino
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Dawson Everett
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Sinclair Everett
Karla Tamburrelli ...
Countess Sofia di Sarzanello
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Palmer Hewitt
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Margo
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Helena Everett (as Nikki de Boer)
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Wallace Everett
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Angie Nardino
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Mel Nardino
Louis Guss ...
Antony Nardino
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Floyd
Pat Mastroianni ...
Carlos
Falconer Abraham ...
Lefty
James Mainprize ...
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Gina Nardino, a young saleswoman at the food counter of a posh department store, falls hard for a society stud, and, through a series of accidents, impresses him by taking on the false identity of an Italian contessa. But the masquerade begins to get out of hand when the stud's brother sees through her disguise...and likes what he sees. Written by Kathy Li

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Palmer Hewitt: High tops with a tux? There's going to be a Contessa here. Her father owns... Sicily or something! If she is offended in any way by your shoes...
Dawson Everett: I will offend her in dozens of ways before she even looks at my shoes.
Palmer Hewitt: Would you do me just one tiny little favor?
Dawson Everett: What's that?
Palmer Hewitt: Put them on.
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MY CUP OF TEA
11 January 2003 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

While it is not a great movie, it is a very pleasant one: its best trump is vivacious Téa Leoni, utterly charming as the counterfeit contessa. D.W. Moffett is quite convincing as her relaxed suitor, and David Beecroft and Susan Walters aptly unpleasant. I had seen 'THE COUNTERFEIT CONTESSA ' several years ago, with much pleasure; it was again shown on French TV a few days ago, and I found it up to my memories. Most viewers ought to enjoy it, if they like charming.. and relaxing modern fairy tales.


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