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Someone to Love (1987)

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A Hollywood film director assembles a group of friends and strangers for a social gathering on Valentines Day in a deserted movie theater where he interviews each one on their opinions on love and loneliness.


Henry Jaglom


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Henry Jaglom ... Danny Sapir
Andrea Marcovicci ... Helen Eugene
Michael Emil Michael Emil ... Mickey Sapir
Sally Kellerman ... Edith Helm
Oja Kodar ... Yelena
Stephen Bishop Stephen Bishop ... Blue
David Frishberg David Frishberg ... Harry
Orson Welles ... Danny's Friend
Geraldine Baron Geraldine Baron ... Attendee
Ronee Blakley ... Attendee
Minda Burr Minda Burr ... Attendee
Jeff Dowd ... Attendee
Deborah Edwards Deborah Edwards ... Attendee
James Flaherty James Flaherty ... Attendee
Barbara Flood Barbara Flood ... Attendee / Carol


Durante un ricevimento a casa di Danny, regista cinematografico, un gruppo di amici e di attori ed attrici si incontrano per dissertare sull'amore e sull'amicizia. Orson Welles è il "giudice" di queste conversazioni. Written by rosebud6

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Release Date:

21 April 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alguien a quien amar See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The second in a trilogy of autobiographical films directed by Henry Jaglom. The first was Always (1985) and the last was New Year's Day (1989). See more »


[first lines]
Danny's Friend: We're not filmmakers, you know? We're just a ragtag bunch of people doing something that is technologically already almost passe. You know, that's a great problem with movies, is that they're always old-fashioned. It takes too long to make a movie. By the time your idea's on the screen, it's already dead.
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Featured in Who Is Henry Jaglom? (1995) See more »


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The Curtain Closes
22 November 2017 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Someone to Love (1987)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

This film from Henry Jaglom has him playing a director who invites a bunch of people to an old theatre that is about to be demolished. Once there he wants to discuss with everyone the subject of love. Why do we need love? Should we need love? Why are people still single at their age?

I was aware of director Jaglom before I watched this film, which was actually the very first I've seen from him. I've read that he's the type of director that likes to put a personal diary out there on film and that he often hires friends and family members for the roles in his films.

SOMEONE TO LOVE isn't the greatest movie I've ever seen and I wouldn't even call it a good one but it does have a certain feel and look that keeps it mildly entertaining. I do think it would have worked better as a short film or one that lasted around a hour. Clocking in at 108-minutes, the film runs on way too long to keep the viewer completely glued to the stories that people are telling.

The performances are good for the most part and as I said the film has a certain feel and look that makes it fascinating to say the least. Orson Welles, playing himself here, is seen through various clips as he talks about the subject at hand. This here turned out to be his final film appearance so that alone makes the film memorable.

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