Poll: Robert De Niro's Waiting

... is the name of a song from 1984 by Bananarama. An homage to the iconic actor, as well as to the escape that film can provide, it's sung from the point of view of a young woman, disappointed and heartbroken by her local romantic possibitlites, who takes solace in the poster of Robert De Niro that waits in her bedroom. She imagines a handsome, 40-year old De Niro coming to her, "talking Italian," and sings, "This is my only escape from it all / Watching a film or a face on the wall." Who, among these characters, most need De Niro or other idealized movie star to cheer them up by magically appearing in their lives? Lament here


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