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Queenie In Love

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An elderly man falls in love with a woman young enough to be his daughter -- and that's not the least of their differences -- in this offbeat romantic comedy. Horace (Victor Argo) is a retired police officer who now works for a travel agency. Outwardly gruff, Horace is at heart a gentle soul, and as he grows older he finds himself depressed by his single status. Horace's feelings of loneliness only intensify when he learns that a combination of lung cancer and severe diabetes is likely to claim his life within the next six months. Despite his sorry state, love finds Horace, but in a form he never would have anticipated -- Queenie (Valerie Geffner), known to her parents as Bernice Applegate, the daughter of a wealthy family who toys with a career as a social worker and a dominatrix while trying (without much success) to find work as an actress. After Queenie discovers her boyfriend has been having an affair with his secretary, Queenie gives him his walking papers and meets Horace by chance. Queenie and Horace quickly hit it off, but while Horace is grateful for Queenie's interest, it's obvious that they don't have much in common, and he has a hard time adjusting to her oddball sense of humor and free-wheeling sexual appetites. Queenie in Love also stars Louise Lasser, Austin Pendleton, and Mark Margolis.
  • Genre(s): Comedy,Drama
  • Run Time: 103min.
  • Distributor(s): Pyramide
  • Director(s): Amos Kollek
  • Starring: Victor Argo , Louise Lasser , Mark Margolis , Austin Pendleton
  • Themes: Battling Illness,Self-Destructive Romance,Opposites Attract,Age Disparity Romance,Looking For Love
  • Tone: Affectionate,Atmospheric,Compassionate,Goofy,Irreverent,Poignant,Quirky,Tense,Witty

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