Overview

Sophie, a writer of racy romance novels, is working on one of her stories in the library, when Eddie overhears her. Sophie, embarrassed by her paralyzed leg from childhood polio, spurns his advances, but when Sophie breaks her leg, she has the perfect way of hiding her disability from Eddie. As Sophie struggles to win over Eddie and hide her disability, Eddie's jealous fiance and a police officer investigating a jewel heist threaten their relationship.

  1. Ben Lewin

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Gia Carides

    Gia Carides

    Sophie

  2. Anthony LaPaglia

    Anthony LaPaglia

    Edward 'Eddie' Mercer

  3. Rebecca Gibney

    Rebecca Gibney

    Gloria Wrightman

  4. Robyn Nevin

    Robyn Nevin

    Anne-Marie LePine

  5. Marshall Napier

    Marshall Napier

    George LePine

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Paperback Romance
Paperback Romance

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Status Released

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  • August 15, 1997
    R
    Theatrical

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    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 34m

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