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Moonlight and Valentino (1995)

A young widow still grieving over the death of her husband finds herself being comforted by a local housepainter.

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Rebecca Trager Lott
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Sylvie Morrow
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Jenny Morrow
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Drew Morrow
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Alex Morrow
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Scott Wickware ...
Policeman
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Nurse
Harrison Liu ...
Mr. Wong
Wayne Lam ...
Mr. Wong's Son
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Mr. Wong's Father
Carlton Watson ...
Henrik
Jack Jessop ...
Sid
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Thomas Trager
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College poetry professor and poet Rebecca Trager Lott's husband Ben Lott has just died in a freak accident. Rebecca's support during this difficult time consists of her best friend Sylvie Morrow, her sister Lucy Trager, and her ex-stepmother Alberta Trager. Earth mother Sylvie is dealing with what she sees as the probable end of her own marriage to her husband Paul Morrow. Chain smoking Lucy is a directionless and insecure woman who is still mourning their mother's death fourteen years earlier from cancer. And Wall Street executive Alberta, who Lucy in particular doesn't like in her life (especially as Alberta and their father have since divorced) is a domineering but admittedly efficient woman who treats her personal life as an extension of her professional life. As time progresses and each woman deals with her own issues while trying to help Rebecca, a hunky house painter who they have nicknamed "Valentino" enters their collective lives. "Valentino" profoundly affects each of their ... Written by Huggo

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Virginity, sex, the big cry, and other salty topics.

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Rated R for brief strong language | See all certifications »
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29 September 1995 (USA)  »

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$2,488,858 (USA)
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Writer Ellen Simon is Neil Simon's daughter. See more »

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Sylvie Morrow: I'm thankful that woman is here. She's a pill but highly effective.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Lara Flynn Boyle/Bon Jovi (2001) See more »

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The Weakness In Me
Written and Performed by Joan Armatrading
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Funny yet moving
4 September 2001 | by (Little Rock, AR) – See all my reviews

This movie surprised me. I had gotten it ONLY for Jon Bon Jovi as I am a big fan and wanted to see one of his first movies. I thought he was very good as well as irresistable as The Painter. But then I got into the movie and enjoyed the interaction between the women played very well by Elizabeth Perkins, Whoopi Goldberg, Kathleen Turner and Gwyneth Paltrow. Altho a female I am not usually into chick flicks but this was worth seeing.


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