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Nina Takes a Lover (1994)

When Ninas husband goes off for a few weeks to work, she meets and starts seeing a photographer. This story is told as an interview by a journalist writing about adultery who is talking ... See full summary »

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Alan Jacobs

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Alan Jacobs
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Laura San Giacomo ... Nina
Paul Rhys ... Photographer
Michael O'Keefe ... Journalist
Cristi Conaway ... Friend
Fisher Stevens ... Paulie
Alan Lightner Alan Lightner ... Caribbean Musician
Vincent Lars Vincent Lars ... Caribbean Musician
Carter Collins Carter Collins ... Caribbean Musician
Michelle Koeppe Michelle Koeppe ... Shoestore Assistant
Marianna Åström-De Fina Marianna Åström-De Fina ... Customer
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When Ninas husband goes off for a few weeks to work, she meets and starts seeing a photographer. This story is told as an interview by a journalist writing about adultery who is talking with both Nina and the photographer in separate interviews. Through him, we learn much about the couple and their attitudes on adultery. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Sometimes you have to break your vow to keep your promise.

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Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 March 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Touch of Love See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$189,509
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Runtime:

| (Ontario)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Referenced in Psych: Juliet Takes a Luvvah (2013) See more »

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Excerpt from "La Wally"
By Alfredo Catalani
Performed by Judith Raddue
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Slow, awkward, cliché.....and that were the best parts
16 May 2008 | by pookie bearSee all my reviews

With all due respect to the other reviewers here, I feel compelled to disagree completely & whole heartedly on their view of this movie. I'd also love to have some of whatever they were smoking which made this movie so stellar for them. I would point out to those considering watching it that the average is 5.3 stars and in my opinion, that is generous. The script is slow, the dialogue juvenile & tacky and, while the actors do their best with it, the performances are most definitely lacking.

If you want a "realistic" feeling movie about infidelity, try "Unfaithful" with Diane Lane and Olivier Martinez. Well written, spectacularly acted & far closer to real than "Nina Takes a Lover."


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