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The Personals (1982)

A touching yet humorous tale of a divorced man searching for love in the personals column and finding out about life in the process.

Director:

Peter Markle

Writer:

Peter Markle
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Cast

Credited cast:
Bill Schoppert Bill Schoppert ... Bill
Karen Landry ... Adrienne
Paul Eiding ... Paul
Michael Laskin ... David
Victoria Dakil Victoria Dakil ... Shelly (as Vicki Dakil)
Chris Forth Chris Forth ... Jennifer
Patrick Thomas O'Brien ... Jay (as Patrick O'Brien)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joseph A. Robinson Joseph A. Robinson ... Party person
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Storyline

A magazine publisher in Minneapolis, recently separated, puts a personals ad in The Twin Cities Reader, a free university newspaper. To his surprise, he gets some letters, and starts dating the women. The movie rolls along in a relaxed way, with beautiful views of Minneapolis,, its lakes and promenades.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Trivia

The movie is based around "Lake of the Isles" in Minneapolis, Minnesota. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Hot Dog: The Documentary (2020) See more »

Soundtracks

Lotta Love
Performed by Nicolette Larson
Written by Neil Young
(Opening Scene)
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Lost gem indeed.
3 September 2020 | by eortizsouthSee all my reviews

This movie was so sweet and way underrated. If you can find it's definitely worth a look.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Intimidades de un separado See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$435,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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