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Jonathan Kaufer

Bad Manners

Edition 1997
87' - 1997 - Drama, Comedy, Romance - Dialogue: English
Director: Jonathan Kaufer Composer: Ira Newborn With: David Strathairn, Bonnie Bedelia, Saul Rubinek, Caroleen Feeney, Julie Harris
Wes and Nancy are married academics who are sliding quickly into childless middle age. Wes has just been told the girls school where he teaches comparative religion has turned down his request for tenure when he hears that Nancy's old boyfriend Matt is coming to stay with them for a few days. Matt is in town to deliver a lecture at Harvard and he's brought along his new young girlfriend Kim, a computer whiz who has found a passage from a medieval religious composition in what is supposed to be a computer-generated piece of music. Matt is counting on this discovery to give his career a boost. When Matt and Kim leave for the lecture, Wes discovers a 50$ bill missing from his wallet. Nancy searches Kim's luggage and finds a 50$ hidden in her suitcase.

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Jonathan Kaufer


Ira Newborn


David Strathairn, Bonnie Bedelia, Saul Rubinek, Caroleen Feeney, Julie Harris


David Gilman

Director of Photography

Denis Maloney


Robin Katz


J. Todd Harris

Production studios

Davis Entertainment Classics

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Countries of production

United States of America

Screenplay based on

Ghost In The Machine (David Gilman)



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