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Denise Calls Up (1995)

 -  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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Frank Oliver
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Barbara Gorton
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Martin Weiner
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Gail Donelly
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Jerry Heckerman
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Linda
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Denise Devaro
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Sharon, Gail's Aunt
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Dalton Philips, cab driver (as Jean LaMarre)
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Jerry as a Little Boy
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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 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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Rated PG-13 for sexual references and nudity | See all certifications »
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Anameinate sto akoustiko sas  »

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Barbara Gorton: He was so sweet in the beginning - sending little love faxes all the time.
Linda: Yeah, well now it's "moan, groan, dial tone", right?
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Why Get Up
Written by Bill Carter and Ruth Ellsworth (as Ruth Ellen Ellsworth)
Performed by The Fabulous Thunderbirds
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This movie is way ahead its time.
14 February 1999 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

This movie is very good all around acting, writing, directing. . Everybody knows someone who you are keeping the relationship up only by talking on the phone. I think this movie came out when only a small group of hardcore computer freaks sent message over the phone lines; before everybody in the world could send e-mail anytime, anywhere of the day. This is up there with 2001: A Space Odyssey and Citizen Kane as of being before its time REALLY!! Rent it a see if watching this movie isn't like looking into a mirror.


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