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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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Vanessa Shaw
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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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Barbara Taylor Bradford's 'A Secret Affair'  »

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When Vanessa returns to her family business in the States after meeting Bill in Venice the outside scene shot clearly has European vehicles in the street not American vehicles. The same scene and building are shown again when Vanessa is arriving in Dublin in the taxi to meet Bill for the weekend. See more »

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I liked it!!!
4 July 2002 | by (Spijkenisse, Holland) – See all my reviews

I didn't read the book. Only saw the movie the day before yesterday. And I liked it!!! It's just a thing were I can think of the whole day. Fall in love wanted to marry then find some one better. Sounds a little bit stupid but I'm a dreamer. I love movies like this and I hope others too. Actually I like Paudge Behan he's so cute. And he plays very good. And you Jay I don't get it. Why are you watching a movie you just don't like?? Only to give bad comments. Or cause you really aren't interested in this movie. Well maybe I get my answer a day. But people it's a very good movie and what Jay finds I don't care. I hope you are going to watch it too!! Bye bye kisses Deborah


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