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The Tall Guy
Directed by:
Mel Smith

"The Tall Guy" (also known as "Due metri di allergia", "Lange Elend, Das") is a Comedy/Romance film directed by Mel Smith, released on September 21 of 1990 in the USA . Jeff Goldblum and Rowan Atkinson are starring, alongside Emma Thompson, Geraldine James, Anna Massey and Kim Thomson.

Who is the director of "The Tall Guy":

The Tall Guy was directed by Mel Smith, an English actor, director, producer, and writer.

After The Tall Guy, Mel Smith directed Radioland Murders, released in 1994, Bean (1997), High Heels and Low Lifes (2001), Blackball (2003).

What was the release date of "The Tall Guy":

The Tall Guy was initally released in the United States on Friday, September 21, 1990. Other films released on Friday, September 21, 1990 are Funny About Love (dir. Leonard Nimoy) and Miller's Crossing (dir. Joel Coen). This was twenty-eight (28) years ago.

It has been released on Monday, September 11, 1989 in Canada; Thursday, March 29, 1990 in Germany and on Thursday, May 17, 1990 in Australia.

What is the casting of "The Tall Guy":

At the casting of The Tall Guy we find Jeff Goldblum, previously seen in The Fly II (1989) and Earth Girls Are Easy (1988); Rowan Atkinson (Never Say Never Again (1983)); Emma Thompson (Henry V (1989), Impromptu (1991)) [ more... ]

  • Rowan Atkinson and Emma Thompson also appeared together in Love Actually, released in 2003.
  • Emma Thompson and Anna Massey also appeared together in Impromptu, released in 1991.
  • Harold Innocent and Emma Thompson can both be seen in Henry V, released in 1989.

What is the Storyline of "The Tall Guy":

The protagonist and narrator is Dexter King (Goldblum), an American actor working in London and living platonically in Camden Town with his "educated, charming...nymphomaniac" landlady (played by Geraldine James). He's just finished his sixth year playing "The Tall Guy", a straight man in a two-man, long-running comedy revue starring (and dominated by) Ron Anderson (Rowan Atkinson, playing a role based on himself).

Chronic hay fever prompts him to see a doctor, where he meets and falls quickly in [...]

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