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Tender Is the Night 

F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel about how the rich languoring on the Riviera in the 1920's are slowly drawn into the coming depression is once again filmed with Peter Strauss, Mary Steenburgen,... See full summary »
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The tragic romance of young actress Rosemary Hoyt and glamorous couple Dick and Nicole Diver. A young psychiatrist at the time of his marriage, Dick is husband and doctor to Nicole, whose wealth goads him into a lifestyle not his own.

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Peter Strauss ...  Dick Diver 6 episodes, 1985
Mary Steenburgen ...  Nicole Warren Diver 6 episodes, 1985
Sean Young ...  Rosemary Hoyt 4 episodes, 1985
Kate Harper ...  Baby Warren 4 episodes, 1985
John Heard ...  Abe North 3 episodes, 1985
Jürgen Brügger Jürgen Brügger ...  Franz Gregorovius 3 episodes, 1985
Joris Stuyck Joris Stuyck ...  Tommy Barban 3 episodes, 1985
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F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel about how the rich languoring on the Riviera in the 1920's are slowly drawn into the coming depression is once again filmed with Peter Strauss, Mary Steenburgen, and John Heard in the leads. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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27 October 1985 (USA) See more »

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Suave es la noche See more »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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A marriage going down in flames!
25 March 2005 | by Tony-647See all my reviews

Scott Fitzgerald drew on his own experience of his marriage with Zelda to paint this haunting and often frightening portrait of a relationship foundering on the rocks of social and financial success. Peter Strauss gives a career best performance as Dick Diver, a successful psychiatrist, who can't do a thing to prevent the alcohol-fuelled mental decline of his wife (Mary Steenburgen). There are moments of sheer Fitzgerald brilliance, for example, the speech given by Diver to friends at a candle-lit dinner party in front of his Cote d'Azure villa. The supporting cast is fine, including a then little known Jean Reno who's since gone on to do worse things.


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