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The Souler Opposite (1998)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  2 October 1998 (USA)
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All Barry Singer wants, "is a woman to like him for who he pretends to be," ...or so he says in his act. A stand up comedian toiling in the netherworld of the L.A. comedy scene, Barry's ... See full summary »

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Barry Singer
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Robert Levin
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Thea Douglas
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Young Barry
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Joey Kagan
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Max Luckstein
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Diane
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Arnold
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Lester
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Barry's Dad
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Charisse
Catrin Zack ...
Call Girl
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Biker Chick
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Biker Boyfriend
Robert Fields ...
Jay Smiley
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All Barry Singer wants, "is a woman to like him for who he pretends to be," ...or so he says in his act. A stand up comedian toiling in the netherworld of the L.A. comedy scene, Barry's universe is turned upside down when he meets Thea Douglas, a young political activist who is clearly in the "spiritual quest mode." Together, they throw into a comic dance of high intimacy where for the first time in their lives the physical and emotional come together. When their relationship hits the rocks, Thea is swept into the whirlpool of the '92 political season and hits the road with the Jerry Brown presidential campaign. All this leads Barry to one certainty; he has no choice but to take off cross country in pursuit of his "souler opposite." Written by Anonymous

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A romantic mockery.

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Rated R for language and sex-related material
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$4,801 (USA) (2 October 1998)

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A sweet film with a Woody Allen edge
8 May 2000 | by (Planet Claire, CT) – See all my reviews

I happened upon this film by accident, and really enjoyed. Timothy Busfield's character is without redeeming qualities, and at one point, Busfield and star Meloni ogle women as they pass by...Meloni's take on the parade is different from Busfield's. Janel Maloney is terrific...She looks very much like Tea Leone, but the major difference here is that Janel can actually ACT. Some very nice things in this film and well worth your attention when it's on cable.


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