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A Secret Affair (1999)

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Vanessa Stewart is a beautiful American woman engaged to be married. Vanessa is an artist and is also a buyer for her father's company. She goes to Venice on a business trip and meets ... See full summary »

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Vanessa Shaw
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Drucilla Fitzgerald
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Bill Fitzgerald
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Stephen Rocken
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Mimi
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Charles Stewart
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Patricia Stewart
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Helena Fitzgerald
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Italian Man
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Rosa
Eugene O'Brien ...
Francis
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Frank O'Sullivan ...
Zoran
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Vanessa Stewart is a beautiful American woman engaged to be married. Vanessa is an artist and is also a buyer for her father's company. She goes to Venice on a business trip and meets television reporter Bill Fitzgerald from Ireland. They fall madly in love in the four days they are in Venice. Vanessa realizes, because of him that she would rather be an artist than a business person. She comes back to the States, and he invites her to meet in Ireland. There she meets his mother and daughter. Vanessa comes back to the U.S. and breaks her engagement. Bill and Vanessa are supposed to meet again in Venice. Bill is on assignment in a war zone and is kidnapped by looters. There is a ransom to be paid, but nobody shows up to get the ransom money... Written by Rosemea D. S. MacPherson

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27 October 1999 (USA)  »

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Barbara Taylor Bradford's 'A Secret Affair'  »

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When Vanessa arrives at Bill's house in Dublin and gets the key from under the mat, she enters from the outside, when she turns to close the door you see a curtain or cloth hanging behind her, not the street, the same curtain is still there when Bill comes in later and calls to Vanessa as he comes through the door. See more »

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A great visual feast and touching love story
3 November 1999 | by (Fremont, California) – See all my reviews

This movie, aired on an off night of tv and came as a complete surprise to me. I am not one to search out these kind of movies or even watch them. But I couldn't help it. The scenes of Venice were a feast for the senses, and the story was a touching one without being too sappy, like most movies of this kind. The characters involved do not fit the mold of those typically involved in romantic films, they are actually intelligent people with substance. I liked the movie so much I actually regret that I didn't tape it. Hopefully others will enjoy th


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