"Novelist George Sand falls in love with composer Frédéric Chopin. She tries to profess her love for him at a weekend hosted by a pretentious, artistically minded duchess for famous musicians, artists, and writers of the day. The gentle and sickly Chopin is wary of the outspoken Sand, but finds himself strangely drawn to her, as well. "
“Here depicted as scalawags, parasites and early bohemians, the artists fredric chopin and liszt and their retinue of friends,--- spend much of their time at the homes of financially well off admirers and patrons. they have romances and wives. the film's ace is 'judy davis' in a lusty, dynamic role as mannish- authoress george sand. she is obsessively in love with an incredulous, composer chopin- although he is too pallid because of chronic illness for her attraction to seem credible. - also in love with chopin, his wife- -played by the more feminine- bernadette peters , seeks to hold on to her husband with the children she produces at optimal intervals. a great cast and abundant wit make IMPROMPTU a treat. ---108 minutes-- rated pg-13 --- chopin and liszt are played by hugh grant a” read more
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