5.7/10
497
5 user 13 critic

Nina Takes a Lover (1994)

When Ninas husband goes off for a few weeks to work, she meets and starts seeing a photographer. This story is told as an interview by a journalist writing about adultery who is talking ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Reviews
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Sharpshooter Matt Quigley is hired from Wyoming by an Australian rancher paying a very high price. But when Quigley arrives Down Under, all is not as it seems.

Director: Simon Wincer
Stars: Tom Selleck, Laura San Giacomo, Alan Rickman
Vital Signs (1990)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

This movie follows the lives of medical students who are in their third year, which is the time that they have to decide what they intend to specialize in. At the center is Michael Chatham ... See full summary »

Director: Marisa Silver
Stars: Adrian Pasdar, Diane Lane, Jack Gwaltney
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In 1959 Brighton, disgraced cop turned private detective Tony Aaron works largely on falsifying adulteries for use as evidence in divorce cases. He involves his wife as the fictional ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Moore
Stars: Liam Neeson, Laura San Giacomo, Kenneth Cranham
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Four small-time two-bit character actors, all close friends, are competing for same important part in the next Martin Scorsese mob film.

Director: Philip Frank Messina
Stars: Adam Arkin, David Strathairn, Jon Tenney
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Daniel, Sam(antha) and Peter are three old friends living together in a Los Angeles loft. Being gifted with a great cooking skill and good looks, Daniel uses his talent to bring home one ... See full summary »

Director: Felix O. Adlon
Stars: Christian Oliver, Pamela Adlon, Laura San Giacomo
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A sexually repressed woman's husband is having an affair with her sister. The arrival of a visitor with a rather unusual fetish changes everything.

Director: Steven Soderbergh
Stars: James Spader, Andie MacDowell, Peter Gallagher
Checking Out (2005)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A famed stage actor reunites his family for a party, and plans to commit suicide after-wards, unless they are able to convince him not to.

Director: Jeff Hare
Stars: Peter Falk, Laura San Giacomo, David Paymer
For Their Own Good (TV Movie 1993)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A factory worker gets an ultimatum from her employer that she agree to be sterilized or be fired.

Director: Ed Kaplan
Stars: Elizabeth Perkins, Laura San Giacomo, Charles Haid
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A salvage pilot and a bartender go up against a crazed computer programmer and the head of a criminal gang who have equipped a spaceship with nuclear warheads and plan to crash it into Earth.

Director: Hubert de La Bouillerie
Stars: Sandra Bernhard, Cameron Dye, Frank Zagarino
Once Around (1991)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Renata Bella feels like a failure at life and career. But when Renata attends a seminar on selling real estate, she finally finds True Love. Sam Sharpe, while a top-notch, successful ... See full summary »

Director: Lasse Hallström
Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Danny Aiello
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A self-help advocate struggles to put his dysfunctional family in its place.

Director: Harold Ramis
Stars: Al Franken, Laura San Giacomo, Vincent D'Onofrio
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A group of teen-age runaways try to survive in the streets of Los Angeles. Drugs, prostitution, violence and bureaucratic indifference all pose threats to the kids, who nevertheless prefer ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Rocco
Stars: Dermot Mulroney, Robert Knepper, Laura San Giacomo
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Nina
...
Photographer
...
Journalist
Cristi Conaway ...
Friend
...
Paulie
Alan Lightner ...
Caribbean Musician
Vincent Lars ...
Caribbean Musician
Carter Collins ...
Caribbean Musician
Michelle Koeppe ...
Shoestore Assistant
Marianna Åström-De Fina ...
Customer
Edit

Storyline

When Ninas husband goes off for a few weeks to work, she meets and starts seeing a photographer. This story is told as an interview by a journalist writing about adultery who is talking with both Nina and the photographer in separate interviews. Through him, we learn much about the couple and their attitudes on adultery. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Sometimes you have to break your vow to keep your promise.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 March 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Touch of Love  »

Box Office

Gross:

$189,509 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Ontario)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Psych: Juliet Takes a Luvvah (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Viennese Afternoon
Written and Performed by Larry S. Weisstein
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Slow, awkward, cliché.....and that were the best parts
16 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

With all due respect to the other reviewers here, I feel compelled to disagree completely & whole heartedly on their view of this movie. I'd also love to have some of whatever they were smoking which made this movie so stellar for them. I would point out to those considering watching it that the average is 5.3 stars and in my opinion, that is generous. The script is slow, the dialogue juvenile & tacky and, while the actors do their best with it, the performances are most definitely lacking.

If you want a "realistic" feeling movie about infidelity, try "Unfaithful" with Diane Lane and Olivier Martinez. Well written, spectacularly acted & far closer to real than "Nina Takes a Lover."


3 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Does Laura get naked? bigswede1295
Discuss Nina Takes a Lover (1994) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?