A Touch of Class Movie Review Summary

Actors: George Segal, Glenda Jackson, Paul Sorvino

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Steven Backburn is a American businessman visiting London with his wife Gloria and their two children. Backburn has no passion in his marriage and is on the lookout for a no-strings attached relation with another woman.
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Blackburn's chance finally arrives one day in a park where he meets British fashion designer Vicki Allesio, a divorcee with two children. Allesio is looking for the same thing as Blackburn and immediately the two plans a secret getaway in Spain for their love affair. However things go wrong as Blackburn has car troubles with his coupe, horrible backpain and attempts to sort out their pesonality differences as Allesio comes off as rigid and pessimistic as Blackburn is the opposite.

Despite their problems, eventually the two falls in love and something that supposed to turn out lighthearted turns to something heavy. Meanwhile Blackburn's good friend Walter Menkes warns Blackburn of his cheating ways on his lovely wife, as Menkes did the exact thing as Blackburn is doing with his spouse. At the end a messy love triangle for Menkes came out ugly. Blackburn doesn't heed Menkes advice and proceed to do things his way. What would become of Blackburn and his secret love? Will the fire between the two burn out? Will Blackburn's wife find out about her husband's affair and lead her into being heartbroken because Blackburn's selfish acts?
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Script Analysis of A Touch of Class

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Married, fooling around?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   small businessman Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK City?    -   Yes City:    -   London

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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