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A Change of Seasons (1980)

Marriage takes a sour turn when a middle-aged husband falls for a young and sexy woman. Things get even more complicated when his wife starts a hot affair with a young lover of her own.

Directors:

Richard Lang, Noel Black (uncredited)

Writers:

Erich Segal (story), Martin Ransohoff (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shirley MacLaine ... Karyn Evans
Anthony Hopkins ... Adam Evans
Bo Derek ... Lindsey Rutledge
Michael Brandon ... Pete Lachapelle
Mary Beth Hurt ... Kasey Evans
Edward Winter ... Steven Rutledge
Paul Regina ... Paul Di Lisi
K Callan ... Alice Bingham
Rod Colbin Rod Colbin ... Sam Bingham
Steve Eastin ... Lance
Christopher Coffey ... Fritz
Albert Carrière Albert Carrière ... Maitre'd
Billy Beck ... Older Man
Blake Harris Blake Harris ... Young Girl #1
Karen Philipp ... Young Girl #2
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Storyline

A self-centered university lecturer thinks it's quite all right that he has taken one of his students as a lover, but is deeply hurt when his wife retaliates by taking a similar approach with a visiting carpenter. His announcement that he is off to the family holiday home for some skiing with his paramour is met by his wife insisting she and her young joiner go too, and the four set off for an awkward time in the snow. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Comedy | Drama

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R | See all certifications »

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Trivia

According to "Movies on TV and Videocassette", "Noel Black began directing, but was replaced during shooting." See more »

Goofs

On most of the interior shots, and all of the closeups, the daughter's huge eyeglasses are merely frames with no lenses in them. See more »

Quotes

Pete Lachapelle: We enter this world and leave this world alone. Everything else is a gift.
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Where Do You Catch The Bus For Tomorrow?
Lyrics by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
Music by Henry Mancini
Performed by Kenny Rankin
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Great video rental!
28 November 2000 | by SanDiegoSee all my reviews

Great "find" in video stores boasts a really good script regarding the sexual strayings of a mid-life couple. Anthony Hopkins plays the philandering husband (Bo Derek the young hot tart) and Shirley MacLaine plays the wife who takes up with a lover of her own. This topic is now "hot" again what with Oscar winner "American Beauty" not to mention the whole Monica-Clinton affair. Don't let Bo Derek's name keep you from watching this film (and why should it when Anthony Hopkins and Shirley MacLaine are the leads?) Bo does the "Bo" thing early on (in a hot tub no less) so this film really does offer the best of all worlds. Should be watched with another Shirley MacLaine movie with a very similar plot that was released the same year (1980) called "Loving Couples" (with James Coburn the philandering husband and a young Susan Sarandon the young hot tart). They were released between "Being There" (1979) and "Terms of Endearment" (1983) so if you are wondering what Shirley MacLaine did between her two very different roles in those films here's your answer. Shirley is charming. Great entertainment.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Consenting Adults See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Gross USA:

$16,400,000
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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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