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Fall (1997)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  20 June 1997 (USA)
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Cab driver Michael and supermodel Sarah fall in love while her gorgeous husband Phillippe is in Madrid for two months.

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Michael
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Sarah
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Phillipe
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Robin
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Sally
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Joan Alterman
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Scasse
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Zsarko
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Little Girl
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Baja
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Derick
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Coworker at cab company
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Bellboy
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Church Goer
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Two people from completely different worlds meet by chance, thrown together as if by fate. Their attraction is immediately obvious and overwhelming. He is attracted to her beauty (she is a supermodel) and good humor; she is seduced by his charisma and honesty. With his gifts of poetry and tenderness, he opens her heart to the possibility of true love. But it takes a lot of courage to make a commitment. Is she truly in love with him? And even if she is, will she able to leave the cosmopolitan, superficial lifestyle to be with him? Written by <amity@lungfish.com>

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During the conversation at the recording studio, Sally's arm positions do not match between front and back camera angles. See more »

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Michael: I could not hang on to who I was in the world that came with what I did. If and when I learn how to do that, I will write again.
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Followed by After Fall, Winter (2011) See more »

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I Feel What I Feel
Written by Susan Werner
Performed by Susan Werner
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Simply Amazing
29 November 2004 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

I've watched this film several times over the past 5 years. And, each time I find subtle nuances that speak to the sensibilities of life and love. Fall, embodies the peaks and valleys of love and expresses love's very definition. The viewer sees through Eric Schaeffer's eyes the choices that we make when participating in love and the consequences of our decisions. Clearly Michael (Eric's character) was aware that Sarah was married and she made it quite clear that she'd never leave her husband Phillipe. However, my goal here is not to summarize the movie, but rather discuss the alleged rape that some commenting on this site perceived. It is true that Sarah said no, on several occasions. And, when Michael obeyed Sarah and stopped, Sarah (while banging her pelvis against the refrigerator) says "DON'T STOP" and then "COME ON!". Michael effectively got into the mind of his intended lover and took hold. This film is sexy and wildly passionate. Though, I would agree with others, this film is not for everyone.


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