Same Time, Next Year (1978)

Genres - Comedy Drama, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Comedy  |   Run Time - 119 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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Based on Bernard Slade's Broadway play of the same name, this film is about George, a married New Jersey accountant (Alan Alda), and Doris, a housewife (Ellen Burstyn). The two accidentally meet in a Californian country inn in 1951. They have an affair, which they continue for the next 25 years, meeting only once a year for a weekend getaway at the same hotel. Through their long-running love affair, the audience witnesses the changes within America and its lifestyles over the course of a quarter of a century.

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extramarital-affair, love-affair, hotel, mid-life-crisis, parent/child-relationship, reunion, hippie, sex, slice-of-life

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High Artistic Quality