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True Love (1989)

Donna and Michael are getting married. But first, they have to plan the reception, get the tux, buy the rings, and cope with their own uncertainty about the decision. Michael fears ... See full summary »

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Nancy Savoca
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Annabella Sciorra ... Donna
Ron Eldard ... Michael
Aida Turturro ... Grace
Roger Rignack ... Dom
Star Jasper Star Jasper ... JC
Michael Selkirk ... Brian (as Michael J. Wolfe)
Kelly Cinnante Kelly Cinnante ... Yvonne
Rick Shapiro ... Kevin
Suzanne Costollos Suzanne Costollos ... Fran
Vincent Pastore ... Angelo (as Vinny Pastore)
Marianne Leone ... Carmella
Marie Michaels Marie Michaels ... Chickie
Anna Vergani Anna Vergani ... Grandma
John Nacco John Nacco ... Benny
Ann Tucker Ann Tucker ... Barbara
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Storyline

Donna and Michael are getting married. But first, they have to plan the reception, get the tux, buy the rings, and cope with their own uncertainty about the decision. Michael fears commitment. Donna has her doubts about Michael's immaturity. Both are getting cold feet. Written by Azure_Girl

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

15 September 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ahavat Emet See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$1,354,268

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,354,268
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Picked by Entertainment Weekly magazine as one of the "50 Greatest Independent Films" in a special supplement devoted to independent films that was only distributed to subscribers in November 1997. See more »

Quotes

Michael: [posing for a photo] Everyone say, "Wedding nightmare"!
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Crazy Credits

Michael and Donna's black-and-white wedding video plays during much of the end credits. There is also a short color scene of the flower girl and ring bearer during the end credits. See more »

Connections

Featured in Cinefile: Made in the USA (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Celebration
Written by Robert Kool Bell, Ronald Bell, George Funky Brown, Eumir Deodato, Robert Spike Mickens, Claydes Smith, J.T. Taylor, Dennis D.T. Thomas and Earl Toon
[Collectively as Kool And The Gang]
Performed by The Main Event
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favorable recommendation.
1 May 2009 | by countrlSee all my reviews

The leads seem to have either wonderful acting skills, natural chemistry for each other or both. My money is on both. The movie allows the viewer to feel like they are part of the various conversations. You feel like you are at the kitchen table when that scene is shown. It accurately portrays the vast amount of decisions and disconnects that many couples endure when going from the words "will you marry me" to the words "I do". I liked all the supporting actors and actresses' performances. The parents show a good loving chemistry as well. The music is good if you like the 1980's sound (my fav. is Pam Russo's hit "It works for me") . Granted there are no chase scenes or major explosions, but it is a cute romance worth watching.


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