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Dawson Everett
David Beecroft ...
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
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Carlos
Falconer Abraham ...
Lefty
James Mainprize ...
Mr. Butterhands
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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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Margo: I'm in love!
Gina Leonarda Nardino: Don't rub it in.
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How do I find a The Counterfit Contessa?
7 April 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Hi, I saw The Counterfit Contessa a couple of years ago and wondered how I can get the movie.... I love Tea Leoni!!! Along with all the characters. I can't find it anywhere. I saw it on FOX 51. If anyone could give me an idea of how to find this movie I would greatly appreciate it!!! I have wanted to see it again for so long. I thought this movie was a cute and romantic movie. I can't find it in the stores. I've tried taping it that one and only time I saw it, but I wasn't able to. I have tried everywhere. Please help me. I would love to find this movie!!! Whatever you can do, Thank you!!! PLEASE!!! Just write me.


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