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Falling in Love (1984 film)

Falling in Love is a 1984 American romantic drama film starring Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep and directed by Ulu Grosbard. In the film, two married strangers meet randomly, become friends, and fall in love. They spend time together, riding the train into the city of New York, and begin meeting for coffee or lunch. They enjoy their time together and this enjoyment eventually blossoms into love.

Falling in Love
Falling in love movie poster.jpg
The film poster.
Directed by Ulu Grosbard
Produced by Marvin Worth
Written by Michael Cristofer
Starring
Music by Dave Grusin
Cinematography Peter Suschitzky
Edited by Michael Kahn
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • November 21, 1984 (1984-11-21)
Running time
106 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $12 million
Box office $11,129,057

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SynopsisEdit

While Christmas shopping for their respective families, architect Frank Raftis (De Niro) and graphic artist Molly Gilmore (Streep) bump into each other in a bookstore. When they arrive home they both notice that they have interchanged one of their holiday gift books, in fact the book they intended for their respective spouses. They meet again one morning a few months later on the commuter train to Central Station in Manhattan. What starts as a pleasant chance acquaintance blossoms into romance. Inevitably, both parties realize that even casual smooching is wrong. Sadly, their marriages don't appeal to them either. Finally, a somewhat bittersweet resolution is revealed one year later.

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ReceptionEdit

As of January 2018, Falling in Love holds a rating of 58% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 12 reviews.[1]

Filming locationsEdit

The entire film takes place in the New York City metropolitan area and suburbs. There are scenes in locations including Rizzoli Bookstore, Trump Tower, the Hudson River train line, and Dobbs Ferry, New York.[2]

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