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Denise Calls Up (1995)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 29 March 1996 (USA)
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A group of friends in New York, working away at their PCs and laptops, keep in touch exclusively by phone and fax. They are all too busy to meet face to face. Gale plays matchmaker, by ... See full summary »



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Complete credited cast:
Frank Oliver
Barbara Gorton
Martin Weiner
Gail Donelly
Jerry Heckerman
Denise Devaro
Sharon, Gail's Aunt
Jean-Claude La Marre ...
Dalton Philips, cab driver (as Jean LaMarre)
Jerry as a Little Boy


A group of friends in New York, working away at their PCs and laptops, keep in touch exclusively by phone and fax. They are all too busy to meet face to face. Gale plays matchmaker, by phone, to Jerry and Barbara who, in turn, hit it off beautifully...via phone and fax. Martin gets a telephone call from someone he's never met. It's Denise, with some extraordinary news. Tapping away at his computer all the while, he develops a sort of friendship with Denise...via phone. And so it goes as the friends, tap, tap, tapping away, share news, hopes, and dreams...via phone and fax. Finally Gale has an unfortunate encounter with a phone, Denise has some more news for Martin, and Frank plans a gala New Year's Eve party, but will he answer the door? Written by Helen Stavrou <h.stavrou@agora.stm.it>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual references and nudity | See all certifications »


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Release Date:

29 March 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Anameinate sto akoustiko sas  »

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$168,614 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Excellent, original movie. Definitely ahead of its time.
1 August 2000 | by (Trinidad) – See all my reviews

Just caught this movie on the Starz cable channel. Excellent, original movie. Great understated performances. Definitely ahead of its time. This movie was made in 1995, just as the Internet, email and wireless technology was coming to the fore. Five years on, this movie is even more relevant. I wonder how many people find themselves in the kind of relationships depicted. This movie is very European in outlook and sensibility. See it.

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