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The Mirror Has Two Faces

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Original title
The Mirror Has Two Faces
Year
Running time
126 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Richard LaGravenese (Remake: André Cayatte, Gérard Oury)
Music
Marvin Hamlisch
Cinematography
Dante Spinotti, Andrzej Bartkowiak
Cast
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Producer
TriStar Pictures / Phoenix Pictures / Arnon Milchan / Barwood Films
Genre
Comedy. Romance | Romantic Comedy. Remake
Synopsis / Plot
Rose and Gregory, both Columbia University professors meet when Rose's sister answers Gregory's "personals" ad. Several times burned, the handsome-but-boring Gregory believes that sex has ruined his life, and has deliberately set out to find and marry a woman with absolutely no sex appeal. Greg thinks he's found what he's looking for in Rose, a plain, plump English Lit professor who can't compete with her gorgeous mother and sister. More out of mutual admiration and respect than love, Greg and Rose marry. Greg assumes that Rose understands that he is not interested in a sexual relationship. He's mistaken, and their marriage is nearly destroyed when Rose tries to consummate their relationship. While Gregory is out of the country on a lecture tour, Rose diets and exercises to transform herself into a sexy siren in a last-ditch attempt to save her marriage.
Awards
1996: 2 Nominations for Oscar: Best Supporting Actress (Lauren Bacall), Original Song
1996: Golden Globe: Best Supporting Actress (Lauren Bacall). 4 Nominations
1996: Nominated for BAFTA Awards: Nominated Best Supporting Actress (Lauren Bacall)
1996: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Supporting Actress (Lauren Bacall)
1996: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Lauren Bacall)
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