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Gena Rowlands and Seymour Cassel – previously cast together in Faces – star in what John Cassavetes evocatively described as “a fairytale dedicated to all the people who didn’t marry the person they should have”.

A lonesome museum curator starts an unlikely romance with a frenzied car-park attendant in one of the director’s most accessible and touching movies.

This transitional work characteristically goes all the way with its characters, sketching a wonderfully rich and messy canvas of relationships, environment, Hollywood’s unrealistic expectations and the overwhelming physicality of love. With Timothy Carey.