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Obsessive Love (1984)

TV-PG | | Drama, Thriller | TV Movie 2 October 1984
A woman tries to create a relationship with the soap star who is the object of her obsession.

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Iris Friedman (story), Iris Friedman (teleplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Yvette Mimieux ... Linda Foster
Simon MacCorkindale ... Glenn Stevens
Constance McCashin ... Jackie Stevens
Kin Shriner ... Garreth
Jill Jacobson ... DeeDee
Allan Miller ... Sedgely
Louise Latham ... Mrs. Foster
Jonathan Goldsmith ... Alex
Lainie Kazan ... Margaret Chase
Jerry Supiran Jerry Supiran ... Bobby Stevens
Greg Monaghan Greg Monaghan ... Salesman
Robert DoQui ... Douglas
Tony Miller Tony Miller ... Director
Barry Michlin Barry Michlin ... Hotel Clerk
Patti Blankinship Patti Blankinship ... Cynthia
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Linda is a mousy travel agent who is dominated by her mother. Her favorite TV show is the soap opera Savage Hills which stars actor Glenn Stevens as her favorite character "Michael". Linda resists socializing with the people around her, preferring to fantasize about "Michael" and Glenn Stevens. After telling her mother she is engaged, Linda takes a trip to L.A. She reinvents herself with a new wardrobe and a new look. Then she sets out to meet Glenn. She succeeds and Glenn Stevens' life begins to unravel. Written by Anonymous

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Glenn Stevens: These lines make my character sound like a jerk.
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Some interesting elements
8 July 2005 | by blanche-2See all my reviews

If you can buy petite, beautiful Yvette Mimieux as a loser, this is the film for you. It's also a fun watch if you're a fan of makeovers and soap operas.

The story concerns a whack job, Mimieux, who is obsessed with a soap star, portrayed by Simon McCorkindale. In fact, she lives her life as if they're together. By this I mean, she talks to him even though he's not there. You get the idea. Finally, she leaves her dreary job and existence and sets out to make her fantasy a reality.

In true TV movie style, she has herself completely made over, even dumping her glasses, and insinuates herself into his life by posing as a reporter. The fun starts there. A good watch.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amor obsesivo See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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