Strapless (1989)

As she enters middle age, expatriate American M.D. Lillian Hempel (Blair Brown) ends a long-term relationship with her actor boyfriend and embarks on a tour of European churches. After a chance encounter with charming businessman Raymond… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 14, 1989
DVD Release Date: June 8, 2004
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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

More complex and surprising than it looks.

James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

Every exchange between characters is loaded with significance, but little of it comes out because it is all so labored.

James Sanford
James Sanford on Film

continues Hare's salute to fascinating, challenging women. ...The situations will ring true to anyone who has ever placed their faith in the wrong person or wrote off someone who later made a surprising comeback.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Revolves around an American doctor's midlife crisis and her conflicted views of love and work.

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