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Married to a Stranger (1997)

A woman develops severe amnesia after a blow to the head, and can no longer remember her family.

Director:

Sidney J. Furie

Writer:

Susan Black
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jaclyn Smith ... Megan Potter
Robert Clohessy ... David Potter
Kim Coates ... Dr. Jesse Bethan
Ed Lauter ... Harry, Megan's Father
Lorena Gale ... Jerry, David's Assistant
Katharine Isabelle ... Lacey Potter (as Katharine Isobel)
Louise Fletcher ... Nana, Megan's Mother
Merrilyn Gann ... Phyllis
Douglas Newell Douglas Newell ... Art Professor
Ken Roberts Ken Roberts ... Racetrack Owner
Francisco Trujillo ... Cafe Manager
Kate Lancaster Kate Lancaster ... Gwen
Mark Schooley ... Administrator
L. Harvey Gold ... Psychiatrist
Bill Dow ... Doctor
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Storyline

When Megan Potter hits her head in the kitchen she awakens with severe amnesia, thinking she is sixteen years old, and forgetting she has a husband and teenage daughter. With the help of a friendly psychiatrist, she must decide whether to stay with a family who are strangers to her or to pursue her love of painting in Europe. Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@bigpond.com>

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Romance | Drama

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Marriage Is Forever See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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In art class, Megan Potter's headphones are in different positions is several consecutive shots. See more »

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A Satisfying Drama with Excellent Performances......
3 April 2004 | by speedo68See all my reviews

Having Sidney J. Furie as the director of the this film is probably the biggest surprise of this film. Furie, more famous in directing action blockbuster movies, managed the direction swellingly.

Although the story becomes tiring in the last quarter of the film, Jaclyn Smith manages to sustain the dramatic resonance of the film. Smith is a capable performer and when handle by good directors and good scripts, exudes excellence. This is probably her best performance of late.

The only thing is she really looks too beautiful for everyone. I think, she's not being appreciated with her acting talent that much because the camera loves her face so much, that you can't help adoring her "angelic sexy" look while watching the movie.


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