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Love with a Perfect Stranger (1986)

Beautiful wealthy American businesswoman meets eccentric Irishman on an Italian train, who sets out to woo her. What ensues is something neither imagined happening.

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Desmond Davis
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Marilu Henner ... Victoria Ducane
Daniel Massey ... Hugo DeLacey
Sky du Mont ... Gerard Sandry (as Sky Dumont)
Stephen Greif ... Andrea
Shirin Taylor ... Antonia
Robert Rietty ... Bruno
Delia Paton Delia Paton ... Mirella
Tim Stern Tim Stern ... Giovanni
Philip O'Brien ... George
Gay Baynes Gay Baynes ... Marie
Rita Lester Rita Lester ... American Tourist
John Delaney John Delaney ... Mike
Ray Marioni Ray Marioni ... Bar Steward
Bruce Lidington Bruce Lidington ... Clerk
Anthony Wingate Anthony Wingate ... French Tourist
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Beautiful wealthy American businesswoman meets eccentric Irishman on an Italian train, who sets out to woo her. What ensues is something neither imagined happening.

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Uptight American businesswoman meets quirky, eccentric Irishman!
12 March 2004 | by moongirl527See all my reviews

I saw this movie and I LOVED it. From the moment I saw Hugo De Lacey (Daniel Massey), I loved him. Loved his sense of humor and dry wit. Daniel Massey delivers most of the humor in this movie, and he does it well. He also speaks Italian with such ease that the viewer wonders if he truly knows the language (no stutters or simple phrases - we're talking complicated dialogue w/flawless accent). At first, he comes across as a "kook" but as the movie progresses, he emerges as quite the romantic leading man. Marilu Henner is wonderful as Victoria, a widow who now treats her very successful business like a marriage to minimize her loneliness. She's made no plans to fall in love, but by accident, meets Hugo and her life won't ever be the same.

This is one of my favorite romantic movies - lighthearted, sweet, and definitely worth watching again. I still watch it when I get the chance. In fact, I purchased it before watching it and haven't regretted it. The scenery is wonderful, taking the viewer through Florence. Now I am convinced there IS such a thing as "Love at first sight."


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12 October 1986 (USA) See more »

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