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Jupiter's Wife (1995)

Michel Negroponte, a documentary filmmaker, meets Maggie one day in Central Park. Maggie claims to be married to the god Jupiter and the daughter of actor Robert Ryan. Michel gets to know ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Maggie Cogan Maggie Cogan ... Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Katina Pendleton Katina Pendleton ... Herself
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Michel Negroponte, a documentary filmmaker, meets Maggie one day in Central Park. Maggie claims to be married to the god Jupiter and the daughter of actor Robert Ryan. Michel gets to know Maggie over the next couple of years, and attempts to use her often outlandish stories as clues to reconstruct her past. Written by James Meek <james@oz.net>

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Official Sites:

El Net

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 September 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Η γυναίκα του Δία See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,673, 20 August 1995

Gross USA:

$10,622

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,622
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Stereo

Color:

Color
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Interesting, enjoyable but very lacking in content...
22 April 2012 | by nancy-gailSee all my reviews

I was very intrigued by this woman's story and history. However I kept wanting to know more details which would have seemed to be easy to provide yet the director did not. What was provided gave us a peek into this woman's life and story but that's all. I searched on Wikipedia for more info on her as it appears she is still living. She has an entry but it only sums up the sparse info from the film.

None the less I found the film inspiring. People cope in different ways from the events in their lives. All in all Maggie Cogan appears to be surviving and is happier than many non-homeless people. Again... really wanted to know much more about her.


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