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The Romantic Englishwoman (1975)

What is real and what is fiction? Faced with writer's block with his novel, Lewis Fielding turns to a film script about a woman finding herself after his wife Elizabeth returns from Baden ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Elizabeth
... Lewis
... Thomas
... Swan (as Michel Lonsdale)
... Catherine (as Beatrice Romand)
... Isabel
... Miranda
... Herman (as Rene Kolldehoff)
Anna Steele ... Annie
Marcus Richardson ... David
Julie Peasgood ... New Nanny
Frankie Jordan ... Supermarket Cashier
... Neighbour
Frances Tomelty ... Airport Shop Assistant
... 1st Mealticket Lady
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What is real and what is fiction? Faced with writer's block with his novel, Lewis Fielding turns to a film script about a woman finding herself after his wife Elizabeth returns from Baden Baden. She didn't quite find herself there but had a brief encounter in a lift with a German who says he is a poet. Now the German is in England, gets himself invited to tea where he claims he admires Fielding's books. Which one does he like the best? "Tom Jones." Amused at being confused with the other Fielding, the novelist works the German into the plot. Written by Dale O'Connor <daleoc@interaccess.com>

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26 November 1975 (USA)  »

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A Inglesa Romântica  »

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$1,200,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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First cinematic film of Kate Nelligan. See more »

Quotes

Lewis: Do you know Isabel, you really are a boring woman. You are probably the most boring woman in the world. You are a woman's destiny of bore.
Isabel: Well, women are an occupied country.
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moody and mysterious, one of the best
8 February 1999 | by See all my reviews

Ah, she is romantic. And he is jealous. And Helmut Berger is a cad. But you'll forgive all in this movie that begins in Baden Baden and ends in lost hope. No one dies though all suffer in some way. Hey, in this, it's just like real life. Romantic English women everywhere, if you ever wanted to run away from it all with a beautiful young man, this movie is your life.


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