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Minnie and Moskowitz (1971)

A museum curator falls in love with a crazy parking attendant.

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Morgan Morgan (as Tim Carey)
Katherine Cassavetes ...
Sheba Moskowitz
Elizabeth Deering ...
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Elsie Ames ...
Florence
Lady Rowlands ...
Holly Near ...
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Jack Danskin ...
Dick Henderson
Eleanor Zee ...
Mrs. Grass
Sean Joyce ...
Ned
David Rowlands ...
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Storyline

Minnie breaks up with her married boyfriend and becomes disillusioned. However, she begins to learn that there is hope for love and romance in a desperate world when she meets a crazy car-parker named Seymour. Written by David Gibson <djg6@ukc.ac.uk>

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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21 July 1972 (Sweden)  »

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John Cassavetes' Minnie and Moskowitz  »

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$900,000 (estimated)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.85 : 1
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One of seven cinema movie collaborations of Seymour Cassel as an actor and John Cassavetes as a writer-director. The films are Faces (1968), Shadows (1959), Love Streams (1984), Opening Night (1977), Too Late Blues (1961), Minnie and Moskowitz (1971) and The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976). See more »

Goofs

When Moskowitz is carrying Minnie in the living room, she has a lit cigarette in her hand. After he carries her upstairs to her bedroom and puts her down on the bed, she has no cigarette in her hand. See more »

Quotes

Seymour Moskowitz: If you think of yourself as funny, you become tragic.
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Features Casablanca (1942) See more »

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Skid-Dat-De-Dat
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Written by Lil Armstrong
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Enchanting mismatch by Cass!
10 July 2004 | by (sparks, nevada) – See all my reviews

This light-heated (for Cassavetes)love story is pleasantly conveyed by two wonderful performances by Gena Rowlands and Seymour Cassell. Rowlands was never more beautiful as a repressed, damaged mid-30's woman who meets her match in Seymour. Cassell is a powderkeg of energy and romantic notions (on his terms).

There is a great supporting performance by Val Avery as Zelmo Swift and an unusual (as always) Timothy Carey that's worth the price of admission. Made between Husbands and A Woman Under the Influence this is Cass' most accessible film that should touch the heart of anyone (especially the Cassavetes haters) who claim his films are too long and ponderously heavy at times. Made my Top Ten that year and not seen by enough people. An 8 out of 10.


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