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A young actress, thought to be easy and have no morals, gathers three former school chums to find out which is her mother. Much of the movie takes place in flashback and the identity of her... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Bess Armstrong ...  Judy Hale 2 episodes, 1984
Brooke Adams ...  Jennifer 'Pagan' Trelawney 2 episodes, 1984
Arielle Dombasle ...  Maxine Pascal 2 episodes, 1984
Phoebe Cates ...  Lili 2 episodes, 1984
Anthony Higgins ...  Prince Abdullah 2 episodes, 1984
Angela Lansbury ...  Aunt Hortense Boutin 2 episodes, 1984
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Anthony Quayle ...  Dr. Geneste 2 episodes, 1984
Honor Blackman ...  Selma 2 episodes, 1984
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Leigh Lawson ...  Count Charles de Chazalle 2 episodes, 1984
Simon Chandler ...  Nick Cliffe 2 episodes, 1984
Trevor Eve ...  Tom Schwartz 2 episodes, 1984
François Guétary François Guétary ...  Pierre Boursal 2 episodes, 1984
Jonathan Hyde ...  Paul 2 episodes, 1984
June Brown June Brown ...  Mrs. Trelawney 2 episodes, 1984
Simon de La Brosse ...  Alexandre Chazelle 2 episodes, 1984
Féodor Atkine ...  Felix 2 episodes, 1984
Sylvie Herbert Sylvie Herbert ...  Angelina 2 episodes, 1984
Jacques Maury Jacques Maury ...  Sartor 2 episodes, 1984
Philip Stone ...  Zwimmer 2 episodes, 1984
Ginette Garcin ...  Madame Chardin 2 episodes, 1984
Terence Rigby ...  Jo Stiarkoz 2 episodes, 1984
Pierre Olaf Pierre Olaf ...  Serge 2 episodes, 1984
Annette Badland ...  Piggy Fassbinder 2 episodes, 1984
Celia Gregory Celia Gregory ...  Queen Serah 2 episodes, 1984
Rachel Salik Rachel Salik ...  Cheap Hotel Manageress 2 episodes, 1984
Dominique Blanc ...  Teresa 2 episodes, 1984
Stéphane Bonnet Stéphane Bonnet ...  Gerard 2 episodes, 1984
Kate Harper ...  Lili's Secretary 2 episodes, 1984
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Jenny Clève ...  Nurse 2 episodes, 1984
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Kenneth Nelson ...  New York Hotel Manager 2 episodes, 1984
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Nicolas Chagrin Nicolas Chagrin ...  Film Director 2 episodes, 1984
Shane Rimmer ...  Press Agent 2 episodes, 1984
Jacques Herlin ...  Clergyman 2 episodes, 1984
Bruce Boa ...  Mr. Hale 2 episodes, 1984
Richenda Carey ...  Mrs. Hale 2 episodes, 1984
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Patricia Pierangeli Patricia Pierangeli ...  American Tourist 2 episodes, 1984
Alan Rossett Alan Rossett ...  American Tourist 2 episodes, 1984
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Herbert Norville Herbert Norville ...  Jonjo 2 episodes, 1984
Sean Aita Sean Aita ...  Rick 2 episodes, 1984
William Hope ...  Francis 2 episodes, 1984
Mike McKenzie Mike McKenzie ...  Piano Player / ... 2 episodes, 1984
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Storyline

A young actress, thought to be easy and have no morals, gathers three former school chums to find out which is her mother. Much of the movie takes place in flashback and the identity of her mother is not found out until the last few minutes. Written by <Martianwax@aol.com>

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Which one of you bitches is my mother?

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Drama

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 February 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lace See more »

Filming Locations:

Granada, Andalucía, Spain See more »

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Production Co:

Lorimar Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Phoebe Cates' line "Which one of you bitches is my mother?" has passed into legend as one of the most memorable quotes in television history. See more »

Goofs

Outside the Hotel, when Judy and Pagan are waiting for Maxine, she is seen clearly through the window. However, when her voice is heard saying, "May I have the key please?" her lips don't move. See more »

Quotes

Lili: I was born in Chateau D'or, Switzerland. I was born on November 17th, 1960, the doctor's name was Geneste. I was raised by Angelina and Felix D'Arsae until they were murdered. They always told me my real mother would come for me someday... She never did.
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Followed by Lace II (1985) See more »

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Tasteful entertainment
8 August 2007 | by axess95See all my reviews

My wife has been been talking for the last 10 years about this TV-show and finally we got a chance to see it. To my surprise it turned out far less a chick-flick then I assumed (Thornbirds was a memory-lane disaster for the both of us). The story has nice twists, is nicely built and could stand any comparison to modern dramas. Sure, 1984 filming standards and some (few) bad acting parts make you want to laugh out loud but otherwise the show is most entertaining and easily watchable even on 21k-standards. On the other hand, the innocence in the way the show was filmed make it more attractive. A modern version would most likely destroy some of that particular touch. Lace is not built on intelligent dialogs however tells a story of failed promises and friendships in a way that makes you want to watch until the end.


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