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Fast Food Fast Women (2000)

How important is the truth when falling in love? Bella is a Manhattan café waitress, about to turn 35, stuck in a long-term affair going nowhere. Paul is a widower, facing old age alone. ... See full summary »

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A quirky, romantic New York comedy about the pursuit of love, life and the right to be yourself.

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Stars: Victor Argo, Valerie Geffner, Louise Lasser
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Bella (as Anna Thomson)
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Bruno
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Emily
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Paul
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Sherry-Lynn
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Seymour
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Vitka (as Angelica Torn)
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George
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Wanda
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Graham
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Bella's Mother
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Jesse
Salem Ludwig ...
Leo
Irma St. Paule ...
Mary-Beth (as Irma St. Paul)
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How important is the truth when falling in love? Bella is a Manhattan café waitress, about to turn 35, stuck in a long-term affair going nowhere. Paul is a widower, facing old age alone. Bella's mother sets her up with Bruno, a novelist/cabbie who likes to bed-hop and whose ex-wife expects their two children to stay with him for awhile. While Bruno learns some maturity from his young daughter, Paul answers a personals ad placed by a "widow, 60." The two couples - along with one of Paul's older pals and a Jungian stripper - sort out how to initiate a relationship these days, what to do when someone you like disappoints you, and when to tell the truth. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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There are 18 million people in New York City, but only one like Bella.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for sexuality/nudity and language | See all certifications »
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6 September 2000 (France)  »

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$17,131 (USA) (18 May 2001)

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$186,586 (USA) (31 August 2001)
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Entertaining
1 July 2001 | by (San Francisco, California USA) – See all my reviews

A bit slow at times, but solid performances and quirky script makes it work. Lead actress is a bit too old for the role of a 34 year old woman, but carries great screen presence and manages to add depth to an eccentric character. Lasser, as always, is fantastic. The editing is a bit messy, but I found this little movie to be quite entertaining.


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