The Man from Elysian Fields

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This went straight to downmarket video in the UK, but as the title hints, it's actually a rather elegant, literary conceit about a struggling novelist (Garcia) who turns gigolo to make ends meet, and by an outrageous twist of fate hits it off with the wife of an ailing Pulitzer prizewinning novelist (Coburn). Williams, Margulies and Huston offer decent support, though everybody is somewhat upstaged by Jagger as the dandified narrator, Luther Fox.

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Duration: 106 mins

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Director: George Hickenlooper
Screenwriter: Phillip Jayson Lasker
Cast: Andy Garcia
Mick Jagger
Julianna Margulies
Olivia Williams
James Coburn
Anjelica Huston
Michael Des Barres
Richard Bradford
Xander Berkeley
Sherman Howard
Joe Santos
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