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The Misadventures of Margaret (1998)

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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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Martin
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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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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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Connections

References The Women (1939) See more »

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Find Me a Boy
Written by Françoise Hardy (as F. Hardy) and Roger Samyn (as R. Samyn)
Performed by St. Etienne
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See it for Jeremy Northam!
18 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

I happened upon this entertaining little film one night on television. While it is far from perfect, it is different and interesting. I had heard some friends talk about Jeremy Northam, but had never seen him in anything. Wow! This man has serious sex appeal. I've now seen him in a few other films (check out the Winslow Boy) and he is so consistently good. He is someone I could see as James Bond - he has that same handsome, intelligent and self-deprecating quality as Sean Connery.

Parker Posey is interesting in this - it's nice to see a female lead who is a little different and not out of that cookie cutter mold.

It's definitely worth viewing. Women will probably like it much more than men.


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