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Fool for Love ()


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May is waiting for her boyfriend in a run-down American motel, when an old flame turns up and threatens to undermine her efforts and drag her back into the life that she was running away... See more »

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Eddie
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May
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Old Man
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Martin
Martha Crawford ...
May's Mother
Louise Egolf ...
Eddie's Mother
Sura Cox ...
Teenage May
Jonathan Skinner ...
Teenage Eddie
April Russell ...
Young May
Deborah McNaughton ...
The Countess
Lon Hill ...
Mr. Valdes

Directed by

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Robert Altman

Written by

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Sam Shepard ... (play)
 
Sam Shepard ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Scott Bushnell ... associate producer
Yoram Globus ... producer
Menahem Golan ... producer
Mati Raz ... associate producer

Music by

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George Burt

Cinematography by

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Pierre Mignot ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Stephen P. Dunn ... (as Steve Dunn)
Luce Grunenwaldt

Editorial Department

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Michael Altman ... assistant editor
Katya Chelli ... assistant editor (as Katya Furse Chelli)
Nathalie LeGuay ... assistant editor (as Nathalie Le Guay)
Xavier Legris ... post-production assistant (uncredited)
Omneya 'Nini' Mazen ... post-production coordinator (uncredited)

Production Design by

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Stephen Altman

Set Decoration by

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John Hay

Makeup Department

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David Forrest ... hair stylist / makeup artist

Production Management

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Allan F. Nicholls ... unit production manager (as Allan Nicholls)
Jeffrey Silver ... executive in charge of production

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Ned Dowd ... first assistant director
Stephen P. Dunn ... second assistant director (as Steve Dunn)

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Jamie Archer ... construction foreman
John Beauvais ... painter
Al Eylar ... sketch artist
Robin Laughlin ... assistant to art director
Anthony Maccario ... property master
Ben Zeller ... construction coordinator
Charles A. Carlsen ... set dresser (uncredited)
Christopher Windisch ... carpenter (uncredited)

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Jean-Marie Blondel ... sound assistant
Daniel Brisseau ... sound mixer
Catherine D'Hoir ... sound editor
Eric Devulder ... boom operator
Pascal Marzin ... assistant sound editor
Jacques Thomas-Gérard ... re-recording mixer
Neil Walwer ... re-recording mixer
Stanley B. Gill ... sound recordist (uncredited)
Robert Gravenor ... sound mixer (uncredited)
Catt LeBaigue ... assistant sound (uncredited)
Jean-Marc Lentretien ... sound mix technician (uncredited)

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Robert G. Willard ... special effects (uncredited)

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Alan Church ... optical effects (uncredited)

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Robert Reed Altman ... second assistant camera
René Daigle ... first assistant camera (as Rene Daígle)
Tom Grunke ... dolly grip
Bruce Hamme ... key grip
Jonathan Lumley ... gaffer
Jean Lépine ... camera operator (as Jean Lepine)
Janet Saetta ... best boy
Arly H. Thomsen ... best boy (as Arley Thomsen)
Murray Van Dyke ... second assistant camera
John Joleaud ... grip (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Kristine Flones ... wardrobe (as Kristine Flones-Czeski)

Music Department

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Michel Ganot ... conductor
Joseph Makholm ... assistant to composer
Greg Fulginiti ... music engineer (uncredited)

Other crew

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Laurel Hargarten ... production assistant
Kathryn Loraine Hibbs ... location accountant (as Kathi Hibbs)
Luca Kouimelis ... script supervisor
Steve Meador ... livestock coordinator
Joan Patchen ... production secretary
Kevin St. John ... production assistant
Pauline Hume ... title designer (uncredited)
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Also Known As
  • Fool for Love - Verrückt vor Liebe (Germany)
  • Locos de amor (Spain)
  • Szerelem bolondjai (Hungary)
  • Liebestoll (West Germany)
  • Без ума от любви (Soviet Union, Russian title)
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  • 106 min
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Opening Weekend United States $55,637, 08 Dec 1985

Did You Know?

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Trivia The film's source "Fool for Love" play was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1984. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Jacob's Ladder/Waiting for the Light/Tune in Tomorrow.../Vincent & Theo (1990). See more »
Soundtracks Let's Ride See more »
Quotes May: Do you want me to finish the story, Eddie?
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