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Prelude to a Kiss

  • Film

Time Out says

Straight-as-a-die Peter (Baldwin) and ditzy bartender Rita (Ryan) are introduced at a party, fall swiftly in love and, despite differences, marry after a few months. At the wedding things start to go really wrong, for the couple and for us: after a congratulatory kiss from an old codger (Walker), Rita undergoes a massive personality change which first manifests itself on the honeymoon. For Peter, it's almost as if the body-snatchers have invaded, but when he bumps into the mysterious old buffer in the bar, it becomes clear that the scenario is less a study in sci-fi paranoia, more a matter of maudlin hokum. Very sticky.
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Release Details

  • Duration:106 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Norman René
  • Screenwriter:Craig Lucas
  • Cast:
    • Alec Baldwin
    • Meg Ryan
    • Kathy Bates
    • Ned Beatty
    • Patty Duke
    • Sydney Walker
    • Stanley Tucci
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