Ex-con gets a job as a short-order cook and falls for a world-weary waitress. She doesn't believe in romance, but finally gives into his pleas for a chance and finds out he may not be such a bad guy after all. Nothing can make Pfeiffer dowdy enough for this role, but she and Pacino are charming together. In a change of pace role, Nelligan has fun as a fellow waitress who loves men. Based on the play "Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune" by McNally who also wrote the screenplay.
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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 117 minutes.
British Acad. 1991: Support. Actress (Nelligan); Natl. Bd. of Review 1991: Support. Actress (Nelligan).
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