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Moonstruck 1987

From Amazon: Remember the outfit Cher wore to the Oscars when she won an Academy Award for her performance in this 1987 film? Ay-yi-yi. The actress' more retiring character in this infectious comedy leaps several psychological hurdles just giving her hair a permanent. But then the original screenplay by John Patrick Shanley (Joe Versus the Volcano) is a wonderful, gently satirical tale of an Italian-American family dealing with repression and dissatisfaction against a backdrop of cultural expectations. Cher is focused and funny as a widow who feels she should marry an older fellow (Danny Aiello), but then falls for his black-sheep brother (Nicolas...

Directed By:
Norman JewisonNorman Jewison
Written By:
No image existsJohn Patrick Shanley
Nicolas CageNicolas Cage
No image existsOlympia Dukakis
No image existsDanny Aiello
No image existsVincent Gardenia
No image existsJulie Bovasso
No image existsLouis Guss
No image existsAnita Gillette
No image existsFeodor Chaliapin Jr.
John MahoneyJohn Mahoney

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Moonstruck Movie Review by Karma (1/27/2008)

I'll admit I don't get why Cher's character falls for Nicolas Cage's. This is probably because I can't fall for any of his characters. But the movie reminds us that love isn't rational or practical.
Cher plays a woman who's first husband was killed. She believes that she is unlucky in love and that it is unlucky to love...

(complete Moonstruck review by Karma)

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