Hard to Hold (1984)

PG   |    |  Drama, Music

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A famous rock star falls in love with a child psychologist who has ears only for the classics, and has never heard of him.


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Larry Peerce


Thomas Hedley Jr. (story), Richard Rothstein (story), Thomas Hedley Jr. (screenplay)

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3 February 1999 | Ambr
It's a shame Rick wasn't given more to work with
This movie could have been better but because of the limited nature of the story line I think that people didn't get the chance to see what a good actor Rick really is.

The story to me seemed to be half done in that it couldn't decide whether to be a comedy or a drama. And I just couldn't feel the chemistry between his character Jamy and the love interest Diana (Janet Eilber) While I think that Patti Hansen's character of Niki Nides got unfortunately left in the background, and left under developed due to the material each one had been given to work with (or the lack of it).

The soundtrack for this movie had some of Rick's best works on it written by him. No small feat and it also had some other really standout musicians on it (Peter Gabriel, Graham Parker, and Nona Hendryx) And the real shame in this is that the movie was so poorly done in the wriitng, directing, and some of the other character actors involved it managed to somehow sink the soundtrack where by unfortunately and VERY unfairly sealing Rick's possible fate as a washed up teen idol. Which is NOT the title that a man of his talent deserves How sad!

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