Falling in Love

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Time Out says

De Niro and Streep play two Manhattan commuters who fall in love, Brief Encounter style; but to invoke Coward and Lean's film is to realise just how thin and unsatisfying this one is. Coincidences are difficult to get right in any romantic movie, yet here they are piled on without regard for sense or subtlety, while the script is so concerned to give its big names equal screen time that it fails to establish an innocuous but hardly compelling love story of the old school. De Niro merely coasts, while Streep's woman-at-the-emotional-crossroads now seems as familiar as a stale variety turn.
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Release details

UK release:

1984

Duration:

106 mins

Cast and crew

Director:

Ulu Grosbard

Cast:

George Martin, Jane Kaczmarek, Harvey Keitel, Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, David Clennon

Music:

David Grusin

Production Designer:

Santo Loquasto

Editor:

Michael Kahn

Cinematography:

Peter Suschitzky

Screenwriter:

Michael Cristofer

Producer:

Marvin Worth

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choomma

Did not like the movie, too contrived. De niro is shown as a nice and sensitive guy but it seems to have no guilt or feelings at all where his wife and kids and concerned, just a need to satisfy his libido with a new woman. Sick.