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Don't Go Breaking My Heart (1999)

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Well meaning friends try to persuade Suzanne, a beautiful widow, to remarry and the choice seems to be between Frank, a philandering dentist, and Tony, a sensitive, failing sports trainer who helps her son.

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Tony
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Linford Christie
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Suzanne
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Natalie
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Frank
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Nurse
Susannah Doyle ...
Diane
Trevyn McDowell ...
Sharon
Philip McGough ...
Douglas
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Richard
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Lynda Bellingham ...
Maxine
George Layton ...
Max
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Josephine
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Jenny Seagrove plays a widow who is defying her friends attempts to find her a new parter. Charles Dance is part of her circle of friends and decides that he is the one for her. He is also in the fortunate position that he is her dentist who just happens to use hypnosis on his patients. Having no luck using conventional methods to win her affections, he resorts to hypnosis which has unforseen and amusing results. Antony Edwards is a failing sports psychologist who gets caught up in the events through a series of chance meetings and the unpredictable results of the hypnosis. Written by Richard Cathcart <richard@fizfrag.demon.co.uk>

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A romantic comedy with hypnotic complications.

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Comedy | Romance | Sport

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12 February 1999 (UK)  »

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A Magia do Amor  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£384,533 (UK) (12 February 1999)

Gross:

£961,609 (UK) (26 February 1999)
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Producer Bill Kenwright "forgot" to raise funds to produce the film and mortgaged his own £1million London home to pay for its production. See more »

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I Get Around
Written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love
Performed by The Meteors
Published by Rondor/Warner Chappell
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good-feel-good film!
1 December 1998 | by (Brighton, England) – See all my reviews

I saw this at preview (comes out 12/2/99 in UK as Don't Go Breaking My Heart) and was surprised how good it is. Come out feeling better than when you go in!

Anthony Edwards is good, Jane Leeves (Frasier) is very good. Tom Conti is a scene-stealer and Jenny Seagrove is great - not wooden as previously!

Direction OK, script surprisingly intelligent.


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