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Some Girls (1988)

Michael, a college student, visits his girlfriend Gabriella and her family for Christmas in Canada. When he gets there, she tells him that she doesn't love him any more. Michael attempts to... See full summary »

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Michael Hoffman

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Rupert Walters
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Patrick Dempsey ... Michael
Jennifer Connelly ... Gabriella
Sheila Kelley ... Irenka
Lance Edwards Lance Edwards ... Nick
Lila Kedrova ... Granny
Florinda Bolkan ... Mrs. D'Arc
Andre Gregory ... Mr. D'Arc
Ashley Greenfield Ashley Greenfield ... Simone
Jean-Louis Millette ... Father Walter
Sanna Vraa Sanna Vraa ... Young Granny
Cédric Noël ... Porter 1 (as Cedric Noel)
John Cuthbert John Cuthbert ... Porter 2
Harry Hill ... Uncle Danny
Renée Girard Renée Girard ... Lady Patient (as Renee Girard)
Claude Préfontaine ... Doctor (as Claude Prefontaine)
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Michael, a college student, visits his girlfriend Gabriella and her family for Christmas in Canada. When he gets there, she tells him that she doesn't love him any more. Michael attempts to see what is happening. Meanwhile, her family is exceedingly strange: her father is an atheist writer who spends most of his time wandering the house nude. Her mother is a devout Catholic who bears eccentricities of her own. The sisters along with Michael visit their grandmother at a mental institution, where she mistakes Michael for her dead husband. Meanwhile Gabriella's sisters express interest in him. Granny escapes the hospital and heads back to her home in the woods, and the family chases after her, and Michael is kept reeling. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Language:

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Release Date:

9 September 1988 (USA) See more »

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Gross USA:

$401,421
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

[After the telephone interrupts Michael and Gabriella's foreplay, Michael starts talking to his penis]
Michael: I don't believe this. Do you believe this?
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Soundtracks

Parlez-moi d'Amour
Music by Jean Lenoir
Lyrics by Jean Lenoir
Performed by Lucienne Boyer
Courtesy of EMI Pathe Marconi
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The film is fiction, the family is real!
16 February 2000 | by ajkandySee all my reviews

The family in Some Girls are the Taylors of Montreal...the screenwriter actually dated one of the Taylor sisters and fictionalized them into this movie...The father is actually world-famous philosopher and McGill U. professor Charles Taylor. Their late mother *was* very Catholic...and the legendary house is real- an old wooden Metcalfe Avenue mansion, in Westmount- since sold, but still there. Of course, this film annoys them to no end - so don't mention it if you're invited to


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