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No Small Affair (1984)

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The 16 years old amateur photographer Charles accidentally takes a photo of Laura - and falls in love with her, when he develops the picture. He finds out that she works as singer in a bar,... See full summary »

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The 16 years old amateur photographer Charles accidentally takes a photo of Laura - and falls in love with her, when he develops the picture. He finds out that she works as singer in a bar, but is about to be thrown out. Although rejected at first by the 23 years old, he wants to help her and starts an ad campaign behind her back... with unexpected results. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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He's 16. She's 22. All he wanted was her picture. What he got was... no small affair.

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

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9 November 1984 (USA)  »

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Amor en foco  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$2,273,469, 11 November 1984, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$4,994,094
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The amount of money that Charles Cummings (Jon Cryer) invested to kick-start the career of Laura Victor (Demi Moore) was US $6000. See more »

Quotes

Joan Cummings: You're a Catholic hospital. So you better not be bullshitting me!
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Referenced in Too Scared to Scream (1985) See more »

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Only One Thing
Written, Produced and Performed by Paul Delph
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An 80s version of It Should Happen To You
27 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

I just watched this movie today again after having it sit on my shelf for a few years. I don't remember if I thought it was such a hot movie when I first saw it, or that I bought it because it was just cheap and might come in handy some Saturday afternoon that I might be searching for a little 80s entertainment.

It's not a bad movie, don't get me wrong. And you're likely to enjoy it if you've been impressed with Jon Cryer's catalog of 80s movies, given that most of them were mediochre. And, you're likely to enjoy it if you like Demi Moore's early 80s films as well. She'll even sing you a number or two.

I find this movie to be charming as an 80s version of an old Judy Holiday/Jack Lemmon movie called 'It Should Happen to You' in which Lemmon plays a documentary filmmaker and Holiday plays a young woman looking to get famous by posting her billboards up around the city. It's not quite the same story exactly, but there are similarities. Nonetheless, 'No Small Affair' is a nice little love story. Not boom boom grand, but just a pleasant little film.


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