viernes, 22 de febrero de 2008

MUJER BONITA - Garry Marshall. (Richard Gere, Julia Roberts)








Overview
Director:Garry Marshall

Writer (WGA):J.F. Lawton (written by)

Release Date:11 October 1990 (Argentina)
Genre:Comedy / Romance
Tagline:Who knew it was so much fun to be a hooker? more
Plot Outline:A man in a legal but hurtful business needs an escort for some social events, and hires a beautiful prostitute he meets... only to fall in love.

Plot Keywords:Hotel Manager / Whimsical / Sex / Tycoon / Male Female Relationship more
Awards:Nominated for Oscar. Another 7 wins & 9 nominations more




Cast (Cast overview, first billed only)

Richard Gere ... Edward Lewis

Julia Roberts ... Vivian Ward
Ralph Bellamy ... James Morse

Jason Alexander ... Philip Stuckey

Laura San Giacomo ... Kit De Luca

Alex Hyde-White ... David Morse

Amy Yasbeck ... Elizabeth Stuckey
Elinor Donahue ... Bridget

Hector Elizondo ... Barney Thompson

Judith Baldwin ... Susan
Jason Randal ... Magician
Bill Applebaum ... Howard
Tracy Bjork ... Female Guest
Gary Greene ... Male Guest

Billy Gallo ... Carlos (as William Gallo)
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Additional Details
Also Known As:$3000 (USA) (working title)
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MPAA:Rated R for sexuality and some language. (director's cut)
Parents Guide:View content advisory for parents
Runtime:119 min / USA:125 min (director's cut)
Country:USA
Language:English / Italian / Japanese
Color:Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:1.85 : 1 more
Sound Mix:Dolby
Certification:Iceland:L / Canada:AA (Ontario) / Canada:G (Quebec) / Brazil:12 / New Zealand:M / Canada:A (Nova Scotia) / Canada:PA (Manitoba) / Argentina:13 / Australia:M / Chile:14 / Finland:K-12 / Norway:15 / Peru:14 / Portugal:M/12 / Singapore:PG / South Korea:18 / Sweden:7 / UK:15 / USA:R / West Germany:12
Filming Locations:617 S. Olive St., Downtown, Los Angeles, California, USA more
MOVIEmeter: 38% since last week why?
Company:Silver Screen Partners IV more

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Magician at party: No matter what they say, it's all about money. So let's imagine, ladies, that you're a savings and loan officer. Watch - one, two, three; see, you've got it all, and we've got nothing. You've got all four, take a look.





Review Summary
Self-involved corporate raider Edward Lewis (Richard Gere) has recently split up with his girlfriend. Seeking directions to the Beverly Hills Hotel, he makes the acquaintance of free-spirited hooker Vivian Ward (Julia Roberts) and decides to put her on a 3,000-dollar retainer as his "date." He Cinderellarizes her by bankrolling a full wardrobe and cosmetic makeover. Of course, the setup will be strictly platonic. A disarming modern-day fairy tale, Pretty Woman was the picture that made Julia Roberts a superstar. As charming as she is in her "giggling" sequences, Roberts' best scene is her triumphant return to a posh Rodeo Drive shop where she'd been previously snubbed. Keeping Pretty Woman afloat throughout is the buoyant direction of Garry Marshall and the always welcome presence of Marshall's stock company of actors, including Hector Elizondo as a stuffy but golden-hearted concierge. Pretty Woman began its life as a much darker story of prostitutes and homicidal drug dealers, but more box-office-savvy heads ultimately prevailed. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide