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Lulu on the Bridge (1998)

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A famous jazz saxophonist whose life is forever changed after he is accidentally shot.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Izzy Maurer
Dave Reilly
Don Byron ...
Tyrone Lord
Man With Gun
Celia Burns
Dr. Fisher
Bobby Perez
Sonia Kleinman
Catherine Moore
Philip Kleinman
Greg Johnson ...
Stanley Mar
'Laughing Man' Escort
Holly Buczek ...
Dying Girl


A jazz saxophonist loses his capability to play when he is injured in a shooting at a café where he was playing. He sinks into depression when everyone charges in to take care of him, including his ex-wife. However, he discovers a stone with a telephone number attached. Returning the stone, he meets a young aspiring actress who in one of those film coincidences is listening to his music. Soon the two begin an affair which is fouled by his over-obsessiveness with her which costs them both a job at a restaurant. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Is she real? ..or did he make her up?

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violence, brief strong language and sensuality | See all certifications »




Release Date:

14 August 1998 (Norway)  »

Also Known As:

Erotevmenoi eos tin aioniotita  »

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Did You Know?


Juliette Binoche was originally cast in the Mira Sorvino role. She had to pull out at the last minute. She is thanked in the movie credits. See more »


When Izzy is at Celia's apartment for the first time and closes the curtains to make it dark, there is a lot of light coming in even with the curtains closed. When they turn the lights off, the room is very dark. See more »


Hannah: You still don't know who I am, do you? After all these years, you still don't have a clue.
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References The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957) See more »

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a gem of a film
25 November 2000 | by (st louis, missouri usa) – See all my reviews

This movie is an original - a gem. Fifteen minutes after it was over I began weeping - I was so touched. It is never too late. One can lead a rotten life, but there is always hope - even in the strangest of times - to find love and to become a person worthy of being loved in return. To provide more details would undermine the movie's original theme. Indeed, the description on this web page is not at all what the film is really about. I don't know why the ratings aren't higher. Perhaps the movie is lost on impatient souls who need lots of action to keep their attention intact.

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