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A Secret Affair (1999)

While in Venice, Vanessa meets a man who awakens the artist in her. She finds herself at a crossroads between her familial obligations and what her heart truly wants.

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Charles Stewart
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Zoran
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Vanessa Stewart has the soul of an artist, but her business tycoon father insists that she follow in his footsteps. As a result, Vanessa convinces herself that she wants to be a globetrotting executive, and also that she truly loves the man to whom she is engaged. But while in Venice on a business trip at the behest of her father, Vanessa meets and falls in love with adventurous Irish TV war correspondent Bill Fitzgerald (Behan). Deciding to kick over the traces, Vanessa is prepared to turn her back on her family obligations and plight her troth with Bill but before she could even begin her life with him, she receives some bad news. Written by mahajanssen

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27 October 1999 (USA)  »

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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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Worthwhile film
30 January 2007 | by (Tulsa OK) – See all my reviews

I liked "Northern Exposure," but wasn't as enthralled with it as many of my acquaintances. I found a lot of its characters tiresome, the exceptions being Barry Corbin, and especially Janine Turner.

I had not seen her that I recall since the series went off-air, until happening upon this flick.

This may not be "War and Peace," "Dr. Zhivago," or "Casablanca," but I found it enjoyable, especially due to Ms. Turner, and also Brendan Behan's son, a credible, engaging actor, whom I'd never seen prior.

Regarding some of the other comments I've seen here, the Venice scenes were outstanding, although it did seem the "Balkans" part was filmed a bit "on the cheap."

However, a worthwhile, entertaining presentation.


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