A Matter of Time
A Matter of Time (1976)

An aspiring actress (Liza Minnelli) decides to follow her dreams while working as a maid for a wealthy eccentric (Ingrid Bergman) in World War I-era Rome. Isabella Rossellini's first film appearance is here.

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 31, 1976
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Richard Brody
New Yorker

A bittersweet masterwork about the raging and frustrated passions of old age.

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Emanuel Levy

Minnelli's very last film stars his own daughter Liza (their only collaboration) as an awestruck chamber maid inspired by the adventures of an aging contessa (Ingrid Berman) to embark on her own fantasy journey.

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Dan Callahan
House Next Door

Vincente Minnelli disowned his last movie, A Matter of Time (1976), when it was taken away from him by its producers, American International Pictures, and after its initial release it pretty much disappeared from view.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Strange, inventively styled drama shows Minnelli's flair for imagery and films about young people trying to enter the adult world.

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jay nixon
So much talent behind and in front of the camera to lay such a big egg. The whole thing reeks of decay and that seeps into the tenor of the film. Liza is all… More