Nina Takes a Lover (1995)




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Nina (Laura San Giacomo), a young married woman, has an affair with a British photographer in this low-key comedy drama about adultery and romantic role-playing. Nina Takes a Lover, the debut film of writer-director Alan Jacobs, tells its story in flashback, as Nina is interviewed by a journalist who is writing an article on modern marriage -- or, more specifically, modern infidelity. The affair begins after Nina's husband has left for a long business trip, leaving Nina lonely, depressed, and … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Comedy
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Written By: Alan Jacobs
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On DVD: Feb 17, 2004
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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This is one of my all-time favorites. Haven't seen it in years.

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