Someone to Love

United States, 1988

Film
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Danny (Henry Jaglom) invites his friends to a St. Valentine’s Day party in a disused cinema which is about to be demolished to make way for commercial development. Danny, an unrelenting romantic, in the early stages of a relationship with Helen (Anrea Marcovicci) is investigating why people feel alone. Some of the participants play themselves, others play roles. They are an assortment of Danny’s/Jaglom’s friends - actors, singers, musicians and artists. As he turns the camera on his friends and himself, the film takes an off-beat and hilarious persona akin to Gestaltian LA of the ‘70s. Orson Welles makes his final screen appearance as the omniscient bearer of wisdom.

Credits

director

Henry Jaglom

producer

M Simonson

production company

International Rainbow Pictures

Language

English

Duration

01:49:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

36017

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Love

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Parties

Romance

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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