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Duet for One (1986)

R | | Drama | February 1987 (USA)
Stephanie, a famous violin player married to a composer becomes ill from Multiple Sclerosis. Her whole life goes to pieces . Her career ends abruptly, her husband betrays her with another ... See full summary »

Director:

Andrey Konchalovskiy (as Andrei Konchalovsky)

Writers:

Tom Kempinski (play), Tom Kempinski (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julie Andrews ... Stephanie Anderson
Alan Bates ... David Cornwallis
Max von Sydow ... Dr. Louis Feldman
Rupert Everett ... Constantine Kassanis
Margaret Courtenay ... Sonia Randvich
Cathryn Harrison ... Penny Smallwood
Sigfrit Steiner ... Leonid Lefimov
Liam Neeson ... Totter
Macha Méril ... Anya
Siobhan Redmond ... Totter's wife
Janette Newling Janette Newling ... Mrs. Burridge
John Delaney John Delaney ... Drunk
Kevin Ranson Kevin Ranson ... Derek
Dorothea Phillips ... Betty
Marcia Linden Marcia Linden ... Gail
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Storyline

Stephanie, a famous violin player married to a composer becomes ill from Multiple Sclerosis. Her whole life goes to pieces . Her career ends abruptly, her husband betrays her with another woman, and her favorite pupil decides to leave for a tour in the U.S. Stephanie tries to take her own life. Written by Salvatore Santangelo <pappagone2@libero.it>

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

February 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Duo pour une soliste See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,149, 26 December 1986, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$8,736
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Rankcolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The character of Stephanie Anderson (Dame Julie Andrews), for this movie, was changed from its source inspiration, Jacqueline du Pré, from being a Cellist to being a Violinist. See more »

Quotes

Stephanie Anderson: You know I have nothing but contempt for you. Sitting there year after year listening to miserable people like me tell you how the world does destroy them. Have you ever once felt anything like the pain they feel? All the despair, all the fear? You make your living from their suffering and you don't understand a shred of it. Anyone of us is more qualified to speak than you because we have been there. We're still there.
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Referenced in Cannibal Hookers (1987) See more »

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Magnificent Performance
4 June 2002 | by tazzzzzzsSee all my reviews

Julie Andrews did a remarkable job playing the character of Stephanie Anderson in this movie. She did a great job of expressing the trial and tribulations that stephanie anderson goes through as she copes with MS. Great Job Julie! You deserved an Oscar for your performance!


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