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Women & Men 2: In Love There Are No Rules (1991)

Three short stories about women and men relationship. The first about a successful boxer in New York City, whose wife only wants to return to her home town in Kansas. The second about a man... See full summary »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Matt Dillon ... Eddie Megeffin
Kyra Sedgwick ... Arlene Megeffin
Ray Liotta ... Martin Meadows
Andie MacDowell ... Emily Meadows
Scott Glenn ... Henry
Juliette Binoche ... Mara
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ariane ... Alice
Bill Corsair Bill Corsair ... Radio Announcer
Lucie De La Falaise Lucie De La Falaise ... Snob in Restaurant
Marine Delterme ... Prostitute
Jean Marc Eder Jean Marc Eder ... Hugo
Michael Galeota ... Andy
Jared Harris ... Joey Patrick
Claudia Huidobro Claudia Huidobro ... Flirt in Restaurant
Jane Krakowski ... Melba
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Three short stories about women and men relationship. The first about a successful boxer in New York City, whose wife only wants to return to her home town in Kansas. The second about a man who has to take care of his wife and children because the woman is alcoholic. The third about a brief but tortuous encounter between the writer Henry Miller and a prostitute in Paris. Written by Michel Rudoy <mdrc@hp9000a1.uam.mx>

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Rated R for some language. | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 August 1991 (USA) See more »

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Women & Men 2 See more »

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Home Box Office (HBO) See more »
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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Watch it for early Figgis.
14 March 2001 | by the red duchessSee all my reviews

A trio of mini-TV movies based on short stories by outmoded American writers. 'Kansas' is 'The Wizard of Oz' updated to working class New York in 1939, on the eve of World War 2, with Kyra Sedgewick as an awful wife longing for escape when the world of her dreams stales, forcing her boxer husband Matt Dillon into a potentially fatal fight.

'Dilemma' pays homage to the 1950s Hollywood melodrama, and features Ray Liotta having nightmares prompted by work pressure (he's in advertising, of course), alcoholic wife (Andie MacDowell as an escaped inmate from the Tennessee Williams Crazyhouse), fears for his kids, and the possibility that he might have to fight in Korea.

Mike Figgis' 'Mara' is what you'd expect from a Henry Miller story set in Paris: much talking of talks, little walking of walks.

The first two films are done in the style of glum Masterpiece Theatre (eg Eugene O'Neill), all contrived scenarios and stilted dialogue. Figgis, hampered by indifferent material, squeezes some of the empathetic visual magic he would perfect in 'one night stand'.


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