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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
Steven Kravitz ...
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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You say Meloni--And I say Moloney
10 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

COME ON!!! They did that on purpose!! Two of my current faves on TV (Meloni from "Oz" and "L and O-SVU" and Janel from "West Wing") hook up for a nice little sleeper/character study. Plot's nothing fancy, but the acting is right on the mark. Tim Busfield shows up for some neat bits. Worth a look.


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