Nina Takes a Lover

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Nina Takes a Lover ★★ 1994 (R)

Romantic comedy finds Nina (San Giacomo) deciding that the passion is gone from her three-year marriage so, while her husband is out of town, she picks up a nameless Welsh photographer (Rhys) and begins an affair. The affair is over as the movie begins but Nina tells her story to a tabloid journalist (O'Keefe) who's writing about adultery. Gimmicky, with shallow if attractive characters and an equally attractive San Francisco setting. 100m/C VHS . Laura San Giacomo, Paul Rhys, Michael O'Keefe, Cristi Conaway, Fisher Stevens; D: Alan Jacobs; W: Alan Jacobs; C: Phil Parmet; M: Todd Boekelheide.