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An Almost Perfect Affair (1979)

PG | | Comedy, Romance | 27 April 1979 (USA)
A smalltime US filmmaker goes to Cannes to try to get his movie in the limelight. A wife of one of the producers there gets interested in his story and they begin an affair.

Director:

Michael Ritchie

Writers:

Walter Bernstein, Don Petersen (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Keith Carradine ... Hal Raymond
Monica Vitti ... Maria Barone
Raf Vallone ... Federico 'Freddie' Barone
Christian De Sica ... Carlo Barone
Dick Anthony Williams ... Andrew Jackson
Anna Maria Horsford ... Amy Zon
Katya Berger ... Maria & Freddie's Daughter
Andy Ho Andy Ho
Henri Garcin Henri Garcin ... Lt. Montand
Sady Rebbot Sady Rebbot
Gérard Buhr
Luang Ham Chau Luang Ham Chau
Jean-Pierre Zola
François Viaur François Viaur
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Storyline

A smalltime US filmmaker goes to Cannes to try to get his movie in the limelight. A wife of one of the producers there gets interested in his story and they begin an affair.

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cannesissa tapahtuu See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$85,493

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$85,493
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Goofs

Was shot under the name of "Cannes Game" See more »

Quotes

Maria Barone: The problem with your film is that it's all about you not the characters on the screen.
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Crazy Credits

Françoise Roumanet is credited as "French assistant editor" instead of "first assistant editor". See more »

Connections

References A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

Airport Farewell - An Almost Perfect Affair (End Title)
Written and Performed by Georges Delerue Et Son Orchestre
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An Almost Perfect Affair
6 April 2000 | by Smalling-2See all my reviews

A young and idealistic American independent filmmaker falls in love with an Italian producer's worldly wife at the Cannes Film Festival.

Gently appealing romance with lively detail and locations... but not very interesting, mainly due to the over-familiar and inconsequential plot.


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