Falling in Love

Falling in Love

Ulu Grosbard (1984)

101min
PG Certificate
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Review

Our Score
Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep are such dramatic heavyweights that it's difficult to see them as ordinary people involved in a typical affair. Yet this light romance succeeds thanks to their subtle performances as the separately married Manhattan commuters (architect Frank and graphic artist Molly) whose daily contact becomes mutual obsession. Ulu Grosbard's rather stilted direction is a hindrance, but De Niro and Streep, reunited for the first time after the award-winning success of The Deer Hunter, more than compensate.

Summary

Two married people meet by chance while Christmas shopping, and months later encounter each other again when they catch the same train. As time goes by, their friendship turns into romance - but both remain aware that they cannot risk breaking up their marriages. Romantic drama, with Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, Harvey Keitel and Dianne Wiest.

Cast & Crew

Frank Raftis Robert De Niro
Molly Gilmore Meryl Streep
Ed Lasky Harvey Keitel
Isabelle Dianne Wiest
John Trainer George Martin
Ann Raftis Jane Kaczmarek
Brian Gilmore David Clennon
Victor Rawlins Victor Argo
Director Ulu Grosbard
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourTheatrical distributor: Pathe Pictures LtdGuidance: Contains swearing. Available on: video and DVD
Drama