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The Misadventures of Margaret (1998)

A timid, insecure popular author with an overly-attentive professor husband decide to write an erotic novel. With encouragement from her sister and a bi-sexual friend, she goes to France ... See full summary »

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Till Turner
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Lily
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Art Turner
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Young Girl
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Martin
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Richard's Boyfriend
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A timid, insecure popular author with an overly-attentive professor husband decide to write an erotic novel. With encouragement from her sister and a bi-sexual friend, she goes to France with the intent of doing research at an inn where a diary she had been using documented erotic encounters. Instead she finds the inn is now a cloister for singing nuns. However, a young, divorced sound engineer is also there taping the nuns. While attracted, she mostly succumbs only to new fantasies until he follows her home to New York. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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23 December 1998 (France)  »

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A szerelem filozófiája  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The original soundtrack was fully composed by Saint Etienne, the distributor's wanted a more typical sound. So many of Saint Etienne's tracks are cut or barely audible. See more »

Quotes

The Philosopher: You see, in the end, our truest opinions are not the ones we have never changed...
Young Girl: ...but those to which we have most often returned.
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References The Women (1939) See more »

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Still Alive
Written by Idha Ovelius Bell
Performed by Idha
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I really like this film but the soundtrack is the real treat!
29 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While not the best movie, it was certainly enjoyable to watch. sadly, i have only seen (and own!) the American DVD which is twenty minutes shorter with most of the nudity edited out. and who couldn't use a little more nudity featuring Jeremy Northam? Hmmmm... Jeremy Northam.... but i digress. the best part of the movie is the soundtrack! performed oh so perfectly by Saint Etienne. they even released it (only in Japan) as "The Misadventures Of Saint Etienne". since the film didn't really do very well box office-wise, the cd was made in very limited quantities and went out of print quickly. i wish more of it was used in the film as it's barely heard.


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