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Fall (1997)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 20 June 1997 (USA)
Cab driver Michael and supermodel Sarah fall in love while her gorgeous husband Phillippe is in Madrid for two months.

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Eric Schaeffer

Writer:

Eric Schaeffer
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Cast

Credited cast:
Eric Schaeffer ... Michael
Amanda De Cadenet ... Sarah
Rudolf Martin ... Phillipe
Francie Swift ... Robin
Lisa Vidal ... Sally
Roberta Maxwell ... Joan Alterman
Jose Yenque ... Scasse
Josip Kuchan ... Zsarko
Scarlett Johansson ... Little Girl
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ellen Barber ... Woman
Willis Burks II ... Baja
Scott Cohen ... Derick
Roi King Roi King ... Coworker at cab company
A.J. Lopez A.J. Lopez ... Bellboy
Casper Martinez ... Church Goer
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Storyline

Two people from completely different worlds meet by chance, thrown together as if by fate. Their attraction is immediately obvious and overwhelming. He is attracted to her beauty (she is a supermodel) and good humor; she is seduced by his charisma and honesty. With his gifts of poetry and tenderness, he opens her heart to the possibility of true love. But it takes a lot of courage to make a commitment. Is she truly in love with him? And even if she is, will she able to leave the cosmopolitan, superficial lifestyle to be with him? Written by <amity@lungfish.com>

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Drama | Romance

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 June 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Felicità Rubata See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,045, 22 June 1997

Gross USA:

$51,266

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$51,266
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Goofs

During the conversation at the recording studio, Sally's arm positions do not match between front and back camera angles. See more »

Quotes

Michael: Why did you come here?
Sarah: I came by accident.
Michael: The only accident is you're leaving, but don't worry 'coz it's never going to happen again.
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Followed by After Fall, Winter (2011) See more »

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Serena
Written by Duncan Sheik and Fran Benish
Performed by Duncan Sheik
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Both my thumbs are up....waaaaaay up!
17 March 2002 | by =G=See all my reviews

"Fall" tells the tale of a brief love affair between star-crossed lovers and unlikely bedfellows...a NYC cabbie (Schaeffer) and a super model (de Cadenet). Protagonist, writer, producer, and director, Schaeffer goes where few romantic writers have dared to go before as he spins his tale of impossible love from the initial casual attraction to the intensely sexual backlash of two lonely people to the reluctant search for a deeper and more profound meaning to the ultimate and necessary death of the relationship. "Fall" is a wonderful mix of reality and poetry which will maddeningly captivate realists and aggravate hopeless romantics. Kudos to Schaeffer for having the cajones to put this film out there for those few of us who delight in the real but bittersweetness of life.

Footnote: Boxing fans will get some rare glimpses of Max Kellerman doing his public access show in New York (circa 1996) before joining ESPN.


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