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Some Kind of Wonderful, 1987

Some Kind of Wonderful
Directed by: Howard Deutch
Written by: John Hughes
Language:  English
Country:  USA
Runtime:  95 min
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Some Kind of Wonderful can be described as bittersweet, feel good, and sentimental. The plot revolves around a love triangle, coming of age, and buddies. The main genres are drama, comedy, and romance. In approach, Some Kind of Wonderful is realistic. It is set, at least in part, at a high school. It takes place in the 1980s. Some Kind of Wonderful is well suited for a date night.

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Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
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Keith (Eric Stoltz) is finishing up with high school. A sensitive loner, he prefers to work on his art... more

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Language: English
Country: USA
Release date: 27 February 1987
Runtime: 95 min

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Eric Stoltz Eric Stoltz As Keith Nelson
Lea Thompson Lea Thompson As Amanda Jones
Mary Stuart Masterson Mary Stuart Masterson As Watts
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Stoltz turns in a restrained, realistic performance, and Thompson is quite good in what could easily have become a thankless role. But far and away, this is Masterson's film. An amazingly mature young actress, Masterson skillfully brings subtlety,...
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Yet the performances are just sturdy boats against the narrative current - the plot is altogether too calculated and wholly without surprises, either pleasant or unpleasant... The painting is just fine; too bad the numbers show through.
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As the Jinni page says this is essentially a role reversal of Hugh's other film, pretty in pink. Although similar in nature to Pretty in Pink, Some kind of wonderful likes the emotional intensity, and excitement of it's predecessor. An easy watch,...
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