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Everyone Says I Love You (1996)

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A New York girl sets her father up with a beautiful woman in a troubled marriage while her stepsister gets engaged.

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Woody Allen

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Woody Allen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Edward Norton ... Holden
Drew Barrymore ... Skylar
Diva Gray Diva Gray ... Nanny
Ami Almendral Ami Almendral ... Nanny
Madeline Balmaceda Madeline Balmaceda ... Nanny
Vivian Cherry Vivian Cherry ... Nurse
Tommie Baxter Tommie Baxter ... Old Woman
Jeff DeRocker Jeff DeRocker ... Homeless Man (as Jeff Derocker)
Cherylyn Jones Cherylyn Jones ... Mannequin
Tina Paul Tina Paul ... Mannequin / Harry Winston Dancer
Vikki Schnurr ... Mannequin
Natasha Lyonne ... DJ
Kevin Hagan Kevin Hagan ... Doorman
Alan Alda ... Bob
Gaby Hoffmann ... Lane
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Storyline

Holden and Skylar are in love. Skylar lives with a large extended family in Manhattan. Her parents, Bob and Steffi, have been married for many years. Joe, a friend of theirs, has a daughter, DJ, with Steffi. After yet another relationship, Joe is alone again. He flees to Venice, where he meets Von, and makes her believe that he is the man of her dreams. However, their happiness is fake all the way, and Von returns to her husband. Steffi spends her time in philanthropy, and manages to break up Skylar and Holden by introducing Skylar to ex-con Charles Ferry. Written by <THURESON@HEM.PASSAGEN.SE>

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Rated R for one use of strong language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

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Release Date:

17 January 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Woody Allen Fall Project 1995 See more »

Filming Locations:

Théâtre National de Chaillot See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$131,678, 8 December 1996

Gross USA:

$9,759,200

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,759,200
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (Mono)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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In Venice when Woody Allen is singing "I'm Through With Love" the vaporetto boat in the background is going backwards, along with a smaller boat a little later. See more »

Quotes

Steffi: Y'know over the years I often wondered what would have happened if we stayed together.
Joe: Well, that's something we never gonna know. We've managed to produce a fabulous daughter though. She got your looks, fortunately, and my... magic personality.
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Soundtracks

Cocktails For Two
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Written by Sam Coslow and Arthur Johnston
Arranged and Conducted by Dick Hyman (uncredited)
Performed by Patrick Lavery and The Dick Hyman Combo
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Sweet, light weight musical - enjoy it (it's later than you think!)
11 February 2002 | by bob the mooSee all my reviews

In an old fashioned musical, the loves and losses of an extended upper-class family in Manhattan are followed in song from NY to Paris and Venice.

The company logo comes onscreen followed closely by the white title on a black background. Seconds later we are into the first song as two young lovers walk in the park - and it's not until 100 minutes later that it lets you go again. The plot is nothing more than lots of strands of love and loss tied together by family connections. None of the stories really have any great significance but are backed up by wit and some charming song and dance numbers. This is whimsy at it's very best.

It feels like Woody Allen has really relaxed and is making films that hark back to an older age - indeed his usual style is tuned down a little to make it more accessible and more enjoyable. He has several black characters, his humour is witty but less cruel than usual and his narrative is driven by a teenage girl rather than himself. It feels so free of his usual cynicism that it adds to the weightless charm it already has. He handles the song and dance scene with such vigour and such imagination that you find yourself wondering why he hasn't done a musical before.

The superb cast all catch the charm and light feel perfectly. Not all of them are great singers but they all do well and give their best (except Barrymore who refused and was dubbed). The usual stars are complimented by plenty of well known faces - Alda, Goldie Hawn, Lucas Haas, Portman, Tim Roth, Roberts and of course the wonderful Edward Norton.

This is 100 minutes of lightweight wonder. It has no rough edges, no difficult issues, no cruel jokes and very little swearing. Only the coldest heart could fail to warm to this little charmer.


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