Once Around Movie Review 1991

Information and Film Reviews for Once Around the Movie

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30ish, lonely Renata Bella (Hunter) meets boisterous, self-assured (read utterly obnoxious) Lithuanian salesman Sam Sharpe (Dreyfuss). He sweeps her off her feet, showers her with affection and gifts, and then tries hard--too hard--to please her close-knit Italian family. Casting doesn't get much better than the group assembled here and Hallstrom steers everyone to wonderful performances in his American directorial debut. The major flaw is the script, a light romantic comedy that sometimes swerves into heavy drama, so much so that you may need Kleenex.


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Available on VHS
Running time 115 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Comedy Drama, Romantic Comedy, Family Ties, Cinderella Stories, Only the Lonely
Malia Scotch Marmo
Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Danny Aiello, Gena Rowlands, Laura San Giacomo, Roxanne Hart, Danton Stone, Tim Guinee, Greg Germann, Griffin Dunne
Lasse Hallstrom
James Horner
Amy Robinson, Griffin Dunne, Cinecom Pictures, Universal Studios

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