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Bed of Roses (1996)

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Romantic drama about a young career girl who is swept off her feet by a shy florist, who fell in love with her after one glimpse through a shadowy window.

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Cast

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Lewis Farrell
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Lisa Walker
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Kim (as Pamela Segall)
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Randy
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Lewis' Mom
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Alice
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Simon
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Wendy
Anne Pitoniak ...
Grandma Jean
Michael Haley ...
Lewis' Dad (as R.M. Haley)
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Aunt Meg
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Francine
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Bayard
Víctor Sierra ...
Jimmy
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Romantic drama about a young career girl who is swept off her feet by a shy florist, who fell in love with her after one glimpse through a shadowy window. Written by Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

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He gave her flowers. She gave him a chance. See more »

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Romance | Drama

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Rated PG for mild language and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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26 January 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amelia and the King of Plants  »

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$37,905,900 (USA)
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Michael Convertino's score for this film was composed for and recorded by two orchestras in different locations. Then the two separate pieces were mixed and overlaid with each other in the studio to create the final product. See more »

Quotes

Lewis Farrell: I noticed the other morning you didn't order any breakfast. I wasn't sure if that was because you weren't a breakfast eater... or becuase you thought I was gonna kill you.
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Features The Montel Williams Show (1991) See more »

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Ding, Ding, Merrily...
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A film that surprises and grows on you.
18 February 1999 | by (Norwich, England) – See all my reviews

This is one of those films, like Only You (Marisa Tomei and Robert Downey Jnr.), that you catch by accident and are then surprised that it wasn't a bigger hit.

This film certainly had all the right ingredients, good Hollywood stars and good actors into the bargain, an everyday setting, and a completely believable storyline.

Its lack of success is probably down to the fact that both Christian Slater and Mary Stuart Masterson were both better known for playing much more serious or action roles and this was quite a departure for them.

Where the film really falls down is the script, which any English student could probably have written without difficulty, but it is a credit to the two stars that such an endearing and enjoyable movie is rescued from it.

The script simply attempts too much, with both characters having troubled pasts when it comes to relationships and so it then comes as slightly unbelievable that Slater's character suddenly finds the courage to take the lead as he does.

Both the actors, though, give wonderful performances which really make you feel for their situation and involve you with their lives. This, mixed with some great comic moments from Pamela Segall make for a very enjoyable romantic comedy which doesn't lose its appeal with time.

A must see for all commitment phobics!


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