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The film was made and released about five years after its source novel of the same name by Jeremy Leven has been first published in 1980. Leven also wrote the screenplay for the movie. See more »
Dr Harry Wolper:
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As you know, our research here relates to the biochemical mechanisms of disease. And I am pleased to announce this morning that God has agreed to provide us with all the answers we need for just under $800,000.
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Outtake added to broadcast version: A flashback scene of young Harry Wolper cavorting with wife Lucy in an amusement park and on a beach. See more »
This movie is truly one of my favorites of all times. It is sweet and it is hopeful and it makes you think. Actually, the issues addressed in it are quite timely. Would you clone a dead loved one if you could? These are issues that we ourselves will have to be facing and making decisions on in the not so distant future.
Virginia Madsen is nice as the love interest. Vincent Spano wonderfully plays Igor to Peter O'Toole's Frankenstein, while maintaining a mind of his own. Mariel Hemingway is delightfully nutty and light as Meli, the coed nymphomaniac. Interesting surprise from her during a touch football game too. And those of you who are M*A*S*H fans will love David Ogden Stiers as the foil for Peter O'Toole's "mad scientist" hijinx.
This movie is refreshing and dramatic and subtle. I love it, I will always love it! And it still moves me after almost 2 decades!
BTW-Those of you who appreciate soundtracks will love this one! The "String Trio Rock" by Mark Cargill is interspersed throughout. It will stay with you even after the movie is over!
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