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Getting It Right (1989)

Gavin is thirty-one-years-old and still lives with his parents. He is awfully shy, but before he knows it, there are three women interested in him. Lady Minerva Munday has a casual way of ... See full summary »

Director:

Randal Kleiser

Writer:

Elizabeth Jane Howard (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jesse Birdsall ... Gavin Lamb
Jane Horrocks ... Jenny
Helena Bonham Carter ... Lady Minerva Munday
Pat Heywood Pat Heywood ... Mrs. Lamb
Bryan Pringle ... Mr. Lamb
Lynn Redgrave ... Joan
Richard Huw Richard Huw ... Harry
John Gielgud ... Sir Gordon Munday
Judy Parfitt ... Lady Stella Munday
Peter Cook ... Mr. Adrian
Shirley Anne Field ... Anne
Ian Redford Ian Redford ... Bill
Kevin Drinkwater Kevin Drinkwater ... Winthrop
Rupert Holliday-Evans Rupert Holliday-Evans ... Peter
June Ellis June Ellis ... Mrs. Wagstaffe
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Storyline

Gavin is thirty-one-years-old and still lives with his parents. He is awfully shy, but before he knows it, there are three women interested in him. Lady Minerva Munday has a casual way of life and lives in a basement, Joan is an over-sexed millionairess, married to a Greek architect. But Gavin prefers the ugly assistant in the barbershop. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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A modern comedy for all of those who have been getting it wrong. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 May 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

As Atribulações de um Virgem See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$960,385
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color (Fujicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Joan: Gavin ... don't worry so much about being loved. Worry about loving. It's ever so much more important.
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Getting It Right
Written by Colin Towns, Stephanie Tyrell and Steve Tyrell
Performed by Dusty Springfield
Produced by Steve Tyrell
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A modest but charming romantic comedy
23 March 2000 | by AndrewRGraySee all my reviews

This film doesn't try and break any new ground: It just wants to make a little romantic comedy with some likeable main characters, some amusing supporting roles and a few good laughs. I think it's charming. A little flimsy, but sweet. Worth a watch when it turns up again on cable.


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