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Minnie and Moskowitz (1971)

A museum curator falls in love with a crazy parking attendant.

Director:

John Cassavetes

Writer:

John Cassavetes
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Gena Rowlands ... Minnie Moore
Seymour Cassel ... Seymour Moskowitz
Val Avery ... Zelmo Swift
Timothy Carey ... Morgan Morgan (as Tim Carey)
Katherine Cassavetes Katherine Cassavetes ... Sheba Moskowitz
Elizabeth Deering Elizabeth Deering ... Girl
Elsie Ames Elsie Ames ... Florence
Lady Rowlands Lady Rowlands ... Georgia Moore
Holly Near ... Irish
Judith Roberts ... Wife
Jack Danskin Jack Danskin ... Dick Henderson
Eleanor Zee Eleanor Zee ... Mrs. Grass
Sean Joyce Sean Joyce ... Ned
David Rowlands David Rowlands ... Minister
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Darren Moloney ... Jim's Son
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Storyline

Minnie breaks up with her married boyfriend and becomes disillusioned. However, she begins to learn that there is hope for love and romance in a desperate world when she meets a crazy car-parker named Seymour. Written by David Gibson <djg6@ukc.ac.uk>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

GP | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 July 1972 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

John Cassavetes' Minnie and Moskowitz See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$900,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In 1964, Seymour Cassel appeared as a parking attendant on a segment of the series Burke's Law: Who Killed Annie Foran? (1964), which co-starred John Cassavetes and Gena Rowlands See more »

Goofs

When Moskowitz is carrying Minnie in the living room, she has a lit cigarette in her hand. After he carries her upstairs to her bedroom and puts her down on the bed, she has no cigarette in her hand. See more »

Quotes

Seymour Moskowitz: I think about you so much, I forget to go to the bathroom!
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Connections

References Marlowe (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Music from 'Back Street'
(uncredited)
(Back Street (1961))
Music by Frank Skinner
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Enchanting mismatch by Cass!
10 July 2004 | by shepardjessicaSee all my reviews

This light-heated (for Cassavetes)love story is pleasantly conveyed by two wonderful performances by Gena Rowlands and Seymour Cassell. Rowlands was never more beautiful as a repressed, damaged mid-30's woman who meets her match in Seymour. Cassell is a powderkeg of energy and romantic notions (on his terms).

There is a great supporting performance by Val Avery as Zelmo Swift and an unusual (as always) Timothy Carey that's worth the price of admission. Made between Husbands and A Woman Under the Influence this is Cass' most accessible film that should touch the heart of anyone (especially the Cassavetes haters) who claim his films are too long and ponderously heavy at times. Made my Top Ten that year and not seen by enough people. An 8 out of 10.


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