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A Business Affair (1994)

This is the story of the lovely Kate Swallow and the loves of her life. At the start she is with Alec Bolton, a noted author, who discourages her when she wants to write a novel. Later she ... See full summary »

Director:

Charlotte Brändström (as Charlotte Brandstrom)

Writers:

Charlotte Brändström (story) (as Charlotte Brandstrom), Lucy Flannery (dialogue) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Walken ... Vanni Corso
Carole Bouquet ... Kate Swallow
Jonathan Pryce ... Alec Bolton
Sheila Hancock ... Judith
Anna Manahan Anna Manahan ... Bianca
Fernando Guillén Cuervo ... Ángel
Tom Wilkinson ... Bob
Marisa Benlloch Marisa Benlloch ... Carmen
Paul Bentall Paul Bentall ... Drunken Man
Bhasker Patel ... Jaboul
Roger Brierley Roger Brierley ... Barrister
Allan Corduner ... Dinner Guest
Marian McLoughlin ... Dinner Guest
Miguel De Ángel Miguel De Ángel ... Spanish Taxi Driver
Christopher Driscoll Christopher Driscoll ... Policeman
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Storyline

This is the story of the lovely Kate Swallow and the loves of her life. At the start she is with Alec Bolton, a noted author, who discourages her when she wants to write a novel. Later she is swept off her feet by Alecs publisher, Vanni Corso, and leaves Alec for Vanni. She writes another novel and Vanni tells her he doesn't think the book will sell. Both of their actions are an indication of their vanity and fear of losing her. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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Moonlight In Vermont. Sleepless In Seattle. Lustful In London. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Trivia

The main three actors all appeared in films of the James Bond franchise: Carole Bouquet was a Bond girl in For Your Eyes Only (1981), Christopher Walken played villain Max Zorin in A View to a Kill (1985) and Jonathan Pryce later played villain Elliott Carver in Tomorrow Never Dies (1997). See more »

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Lovely
18 October 2006 | by Kaiserin-ElisabethSee all my reviews

I think "A Business Affair" is a lovely nice film, that can be watched by the whole family, and you can't say that about many films in these times. It takes place in a great environment like London. Okay, it's a simple story about a woman between two men, but it's funny. Romeo and Juliet for example is also a simple story- two young people, who can't come together- but it's alway modern, and so it is with the problem of the choice of Mr. Right. And it's fine to see Mr. Walken in this part, he's doing great! And I think it's a insult to say, that it's "Euro trash" and the Europeans don't know how to make films like Hollywood. All American movies aren't masterpieces, just think about American pie or films like that...


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Country:

UK | France | Germany | Spain

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 December 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Astucias de mujer See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,132, 5 November 1995

Gross USA:

$7,556

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,556
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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