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Minnie and Moskowitz (1971)

A museum curator falls in love with a crazy parking attendant.

Director:

John Cassavetes

Writer:

John Cassavetes
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Gena Rowlands ... Minnie Moore
Seymour Cassel ... Seymour Moskowitz
Val Avery ... Zelmo Swift
Timothy Carey ... Morgan Morgan (as Tim Carey)
Katherine Cassavetes Katherine Cassavetes ... Sheba Moskowitz
Elizabeth Deering Elizabeth Deering ... Girl
Elsie Ames Elsie Ames ... Florence
Lady Rowlands Lady Rowlands ... Georgia Moore
Holly Near ... Irish
Judith Roberts ... Wife
Jack Danskin Jack Danskin ... Dick Henderson
Eleanor Zee Eleanor Zee ... Mrs. Grass
Sean Joyce Sean Joyce ... Ned
David Rowlands David Rowlands ... Minister
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Darren Moloney ... Jim's Son
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Storyline

Minnie breaks up with her married boyfriend and becomes disillusioned. However, she begins to learn that there is hope for love and romance in a desperate world when she meets a crazy car-parker named Seymour. Written by David Gibson <djg6@ukc.ac.uk>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

GP | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 July 1972 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

John Cassavetes' Minnie and Moskowitz See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$900,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Both of the mothers of Gena Rowlands and John Cassavetes appeared in the film in acting roles. These were Lady Rowlands, who played her real life daughter's mother, and Katherine Cassavetes respectively. Both also appeared in the Rowlands-Cassavetes collaborations of Opening Night (1977) and A Woman Under the Influence (1974). See more »

Goofs

When Moskowitz is carrying Minnie in the living room, she has a lit cigarette in her hand. After he carries her upstairs to her bedroom and puts her down on the bed, she has no cigarette in her hand. See more »

Quotes

Seymour Moskowitz: If you think of yourself as funny, you become tragic.
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Connections

References Pretty Maids All in a Row (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Palomino
(uncredited)
Written by Bo Harwood
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Beyond badness!
2 August 1999 | by crayonSee all my reviews

This is the only film I have ever walked out on. The extreme senseless violence, lack of energy, dim cinematography and inane characters combine to take boring to new heights. Blech. If someone could tell me why this film was so widely regarded, I'd appreciate it.


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