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A Previous Engagement

  • Film
  • 2 out of 5 stars
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Time Out says

2 out of 5 stars
Reasonably content middle-aged couple Julia and Jack (Stevenson, Stern) are on a once-in-a-lifetime vacation in Malta. But clueless Jack doesn’t know that Julia picked the spot because 25 years earlier, she and first love Alex (Karyo) promised to meet again at a small café. When Alex shows up swearing undying love, the wacky complications begin. British actor Stevenson can’t spin fluff into gold, but when she’s not being asked to dither like a moron, she brings some refreshing depth of feeling to writer-director Joan Carr-Wiggin’s sitcomy farce about midlife longueurs and pretty Mediterranean scenery.
Written by Maitland McDonagh

Cast and crew

  • Director:Joan Carr-Wiggin
  • Cast:
    • Juliet Stevenson
    • Tchéky Karyo
    • Daniel Stern
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