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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 ... See full summary »

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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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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

Margaret Nathan: You're aging.
Edward Nathan: You're helping.
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References Theodora Goes Wild (1936) See more »

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Nun's Chorus
Composed & Arranged by Glenn Keiles
Performed by City of London Choir
Soloist: Clare Bailey
Conducted by Liam Bates
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Quirky look at the love life of the literati.
26 August 2001 | by (St. Paul, MN) – See all my reviews

I went into this movie not liking Parker Posey, and left not minding her at all. Her performance as the quirky, impulsive, obsessive compulsive Margaret is nothing short of unforgettable. Her childish, rebelious nature works well with Jeremy Northam's studied maturity. They play off of each other fabulously well. In short, a very satisfying film.


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