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Parallel Lives (1994)

Fraternity is having a nostalgic weekend reunion decades after their graduation. The girls they went to college with join them. Old flames are rekindled and lives reexamined but reality strikes when one of them is tragically murdered.

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Linda Yellen

Writers:

Gisela Bernice, Linda Yellen (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Belushi ... Nick Dimas (as James Belushi)
Liza Minnelli ... Stevie Merrill
Michael S. O'Rourke Michael S. O'Rourke ... Kirk O'Brien (as Michael O'Rourke)
James Brolin ... Professor Spencer Jones
Helen Slater ... Elsa Freedman
LeVar Burton ... Dr. Franklin Carter
Jack Klugman ... Senator Robert Ferguson
Grant Varjas ... Grayson Stone
Patricia Wettig ... Rebecca Ferguson Stone
Ben Gazzara ... Charlie Duke
Mira Sorvino ... Matty Derosa
Lindsay Crouse ... Una Pace
Paul Sorvino ... Ed Starling
Matthew Perry ... Willie Morrison
David Lansbury ... Tim Farley
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Storyline

This is a nostalgic look at the typical "Class Reunion" of a group after about a quarter of a century of going their separate ways after graduation. The girls that used to be pretty and the ugly ones have someway become beautiful. The guys that were the most handsome are not necessarily the best looking guys anymore. Some of the once homely guys and girls are better with age. Everything is going great until tragedy strikes when one of them is murdered. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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Laughter. Tears. Regret ... and Murder. A weekend reunion they would never forget.


Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 August 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Vidas Paralelas See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Almost entirely improvised by the actors. See more »

Soundtracks

Parallel Lives
Music & Lyrics by Patrick Seymour
Performed within film by Lindsay Crouse & Dudley Moore
Performed over ending credits by Maxayne Lewis
Produced by Patrick Seymour & Art Wood
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A strange but often wonderful stew with a terrific cast
22 September 1999 | by CapboySee all my reviews

I really enjoyed this offbeat, meandering but usually always interesting experimental film, which was almost totally improvised by a dazzling cast. Standouts: Dudley Moore, Lindsay Crouse, and (I admit a bias) a beautifully modulated turn by Liza Minnelli, who deserved at least an Emmy nomination for this performance.


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