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The Counterfeit Contessa (1994)

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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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 ...
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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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4 April 1994 (USA)  »

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Gina Leonarda Nardino: [mumbling] That was stupid. It was stupid of me; no, it was stupid of you. Stupid.
Dawson Everett: Wait! Are you feeling dizzy, light-headed, nauseous?
Gina Leonarda Nardino: No.
Dawson Everett: Me too! No really, I can recommend this. Gina, don't go. Gina! Be careful. Gina!
[singing]
Dawson Everett: I dream of Gina with the light brown hair!
Gina Leonarda Nardino: Shut up! Shut up!
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Call me a love of cheesy romances!!!!
20 September 2002 | by (leeds, england) – See all my reviews

Well what can i say! I am in love with these happy at the end romances and Contessa isnt a bad one! Tea Leoni plays the counterfit - ok a little wooden acting but if we forgive Keanu for it, then lets give Mrs X-Files dude a break Girls - If you want a film that will make you happy and swoony then go for this! Boys - Unless you are gay or of a feminine nature, i doubt you will like this but hey everything is worth at least a watch - apart from Godzilla


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