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A journalist with solid mob connections falls for a stripper with a dark past. His best friend then drags him to L.A. with the intent of becoming movie men. But does real life and fiction really go together? Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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Lies pay. Sex sells. Money talks. How far would you go for...

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Rated R for language, sexuality and some violent images | See all certifications »
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27 August 1995 (USA)  »

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Cosa Nostra: The Last Word  »

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The film cast includes two Oscar winners: Richard Dreyfuss and Timothy Hutton; and one Oscar nominee: Chazz Palminteri. See more »

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I Just Want Affection
Performed by Toni Childs
Written by Toni Childs
Courtesy of Geffen Records
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Don't overlook this one
19 March 2000 | by (US) – See all my reviews

Don't miss this one. It has a behind the scenes of Hollywood storyline, celebrity cameos, mob action, beautiful music, threatened friendships, but what makes it a must see is the love story between Timothy Hutton and Michelle Burke (Dazed and Confused). They fall helplessly in love despite the fact that he is recently separated from his wife, and she is a stripper with a dark past. It's no masterpiece by any means, but interesting entertainment and a good love story with a realistic ending.


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