All Genres: Romance
Release Year: 1986
Director: Joe D'Amato
Writing by: Rossella Drudi – screenplay (as Sarah Asproon)
Rossella Drudi – story (as Sarah Asproon)
Claudio Fragasso – screenplay (as Clyde Anderson)
Claudio Fragasso – story (as Clyde Anderson)
Produced by: Ralph E. Cotta – executive producer
Philip B. Epstein – associate producer
Walter Shenson – producer
Cast: Jessica Moore – Sarah Asproon
Joshua McDonald – Michael Terenzi
Mary Sellers – Helen
Tom Mojack – Dan
David Brandon – Peter
Richard Barkeley – Dottore Porter
Barbara Cupisti – Alicia
Don Fiore – Poliziotto
Robert Gligorov – Danny
Sheila Goldberg – Nurse
Mickey Knox – Vecchio polizziotto
Music: Piero Montanari
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Plot Outline: In the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, everyone is more than they initially seem. May waits tables…
Plot: In the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, everyone is more than they initially seem. May waits tables, raises a son, Henry, and is an aspiring actress. She needs a roommate and takes in a pizza deliverer named Jonathan, an aspiring songwriter. In the adjoining flat is August, an Austrian body sculptor who appears in a deodorant commercial and dreams big dreams. May takes a job delivering singing telegrams as a stripper, Jonathan invites Henry to tag along with him on deliveries, August gets into trouble with the police who call his father in Austria, and the friendships, frustrations, and love affairs of everyday life come to a head.
Movie Quotes: Commercial Director: The smoke is supposed to be coming out of the nose holes, not the asshole, it's so simple!
Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
The credits open on scenes showing sites featured in Beverly Hills The end credits scroll on the alleyway outside the Whiteman's home, during which a bum pushing a trolley walks by, pauses to check on the Whiteman's dumpster, then continues on his way.
Goofs: We know about 1 goofs. Here comes one of them:
Continuity: May's cigarette when she's on the stairs of her house.
Trivia: There are 4 entries in the trivia list – like these:
- The first film made by Tom Hulce to be set in the present rather than in the past.
- August has an Elvira poster on his wall. Elvira is played by Cassandra Peterson, who also appears in the film.
- In the scene when Jonathon moves in with May, he is carrying a stack of albums in his arms, noticeable in that scene and a later one is The Partridge Family's “Up To Date” LP. May is played by Susan Dey, who played Laurie Partridge in "The Partridge Family" (1970)