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Choose Me (1984)

Several lost-soul night-owls, including a nightclub owner, a talkback radio relationships counseller, and an itinerant stranger have encounters that expose their contradictions and ... See full summary »

Director:

Alan Rudolph

Writer:

Alan Rudolph
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Geneviève Bujold ... Nancy
Keith Carradine ... Mickey
Lesley Ann Warren ... Eve
Patrick Bauchau ... Zack Antoine
Rae Dawn Chong ... Pearl Antoine
John Larroquette ... Billy Ace
Edward Ruscha Edward Ruscha ... Ralph Chomsky
Gailard Sartain ... Mueller
Robert Gould ... Lou
John Considine ... Dr. Ernest Greene
Jodi Buss Jodi Buss ... Babs
Sandra Will Sandra Will ... Ida
Mike Kaplan ... Harve (as Mike E. Kaplan)
Russell Parr Russell Parr ... Bradshaw
Teresa Velarde Teresa Velarde ... Studio Secretary
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Storyline

Several lost-soul night-owls, including a nightclub owner, a talkback radio relationships counseller, and an itinerant stranger have encounters that expose their contradictions and anxieties about love and acceptance. Written by Robert Dennys <robertd@psy.uq.oz.au>

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Laughter, tears and telephone calls. Love is the true adventure. [USA theatrical] See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 August 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ota minut See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$700,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$2,490,233

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,490,233
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Tartan Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Picked by Entertainment Weekly magazine as one of the "50 Greatest Independent Films" in a special supplement devoted to independent films that was only distributed to subscribers in November 1997. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Announcer: Stay by your phone, Doctor Nancy Love will be up on KCMY talk radio with The Love Line.
Nancy: I recommend that you examine the deeper feelings you have for your wife, Tom.
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Connections

References Two-Faced Woman (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Goodbye Mr. Evans
Written by Phil Woods
Performed by The Phil Woods Quartet
Produced by Bill Goodwin
Courtesy of Antilles Records [us]
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Devoid of documentary footage. Nonetheless relevant.
28 February 1999 | by RooBabySee all my reviews

My mother famously tells all who will listen that she only reads true stories. She takes offense at implausible fiction, dismissing it as ridiculous. She heaps abuse on the television while viewing such stuff as"You Can't Take It With You," Olivier's film of "Hamlet," "Wings Of Desire," Fred Astaire pictures, The Simpsons. She can't abide the long stretches of zero plot development in musicals, ballets, operas. She hates characters who put on airs, and she really doesn't "want to watch" sexually evocative behavior among consenting adults. My mother loves Bob Hope monologues and says Jerry Vale has a beautiful voice.

I'm not bringing this video over to my mom's house for movie night. I'm going to make a hard drink with ice and watch this movie while lying on the sofa, with the lights off and the surround sound up to medium with the bass boost. And when it's over I'm going to get up and email an old flame. The one who could really kiss.


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