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Wes and Nancy are a married academics couple. One day they host Nancy's long-ago lover Matt and his current sexy girlfriend Kim. Matt is a musician and Kim is a computer specialist who helped Matt to make some discovery in his science. Wes suspects Kim of stealing 50 dollars from him and that starts tension, intrigues, mistrust. Written by Anonymous

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The teacup held by Professor Harper (Julie Harris) is antique American china made by Stetson called American Beauty. The china was originally sold in grocery stores for pennies a piece, but is now quite valuable. See more »

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Interesting intellectual combat
3 May 2001 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

Two couples share a home for a few days during which suspicions are hatched, intellectual war is waged, and verbal fencing dominates. "Bad Manners" is a dialogue intense film with a well wrought script and good performances by the ensemble of four. An intriguing watch for more mature audiences.


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