A Business Affair (1995)





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This romantic comedy concerns Kate Swallow (Carole Bouquet), who works in a French department store to help support her husband Alec (Jonathan Pryce), an egocentric novelist who insists on peace and quiet when he writes. Kate has literary aspirations herself, but Alec complains that the clacking of the keys on her laptop is too much of a distraction for him (he prefers to write longhand). Alec's editor Vanni Corso (Christopher Walken) has high hopes for his next book, which needs to sell well if … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy
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On DVD: Apr 2, 2002

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as Kate Swallow

as Vanni Corso

as Alec Bolton

as Barrister

as Dinner Guest

as Japanese Golfer

as Literary Guest

as Prostitute

as William King

as Boat Guest

as Moderator

as Maitre d'
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Full Review… | March 31, 2009
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New York Times
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Full Review… | February 13, 2001
Los Angeles Times
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A lively parable about how some husbands under-appreciate the creativity of their wives.

Full Review… | August 23, 2002
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