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Intersection (1994)

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While driving on a remote highway, a man is torn between choosing to reunite with his estranged wife or taking up with his lovers

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Mark Rydell

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David Rayfiel (screenplay), Marshall Brickman (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Gere ... Vincent Eastman
Sharon Stone ... Sally Eastman
Lolita Davidovich ... Olivia Marshak
Martin Landau ... Neal
David Selby ... Richard Quarry
Jennifer Morrison ... Meaghan Eastman (as Jenny Morrison)
Ron White ... Charlie
Matthew Walker ... Surgeon
Scott Bellis ... Van Driver
Patricia Harras ... Van Driver's Wife
Keegan MacIntosh Keegan MacIntosh ... Van Driver's Son (as Keegan Macintosh)
A.C. Peterson ... Semi-Driver (as Alan C. Peterson)
Sandra P. Grant Sandra P. Grant ... Receptionist
Robyn Stevan Robyn Stevan ... Step Magazine
David Hurtubise David Hurtubise ... Step Magazine (as Dave Hurtubise)
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Storyline

Vincent Eastman has to choose between his wife of 16 years, Sally, and his new love, Olivia. Frequent flashbacks explain the background to the marriage and the affair. Written by Rob Hartill

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Taglines:

Make every move as if it were your last.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language and sexuality | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 January 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Things of Life See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,818,502, 23 January 1994

Gross USA:

$21,355,893

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,355,893
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Company Credits

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Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

1 of 3 Paramount movies that Richard Gere drives a Mercedes. Other two movies are American Gigolo and Primal Fear. See more »

Goofs

After the little girl gives Vincent something to eat she gets in her grandfather's truck and only partially closes the door. As the truck pulls out in the next shot the door is properly shut. See more »

Quotes

Vincent Eastman: Y'know what Neal asked me just out of the blue? He asked me whatever happened to us. I couldn't tell him.
Sally Eastman: You fell in love with another woman
Vincent Eastman: I mean before that
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Connections

Remake of The Things of Life (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Sonata in G Minor - First Movement
By Johann Sebastian Bach (as J.S. Bach)
Performed by Irena Grafenauer, Maria Graf & David Geringas
Courtesy of Philips Classics
By Arrangement with PolyGram Special Markets
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Interesting character piece
29 April 2002 | by jadesliverSee all my reviews

While this film has a plot, that isn't the focus. The characters matter here more than anything, for better or worse. While the characters are very developed in their motives, emotions, and otherwise, the story suffers somewhat from lack of attention, which instead is given almost completely to the characters. Again, this may be for the better or the worse, depending on what the filmmakers were going for. The theme of the film is that you should live each day as if it were your last. But the actual development of the story is almost voyeuristic in following an undecided and conflicted Gere around as he goes from wanting Sharon Stone to wanting Lolita Davidovich. He can't decide, and we watch him slowly wrestle with it. This isn't a film with a tight, driven story, but at the same time it's not one claiming to be. It studies three lives, and their slow growth. And Gere's slow development to the decision that was ultimately in him from the beginning. He realizes the truth and then everything shatters, as is what often happens in life. Interesting approach to filmmaking, interesting character piece. At the end I found myself much more involved than I thought.


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