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Directed by David Hare
Written byDavid Hare
Produced by Rick McCallum
Starring Bridget Fonda
Bruno Ganz
Blair Brown
Cinematography Andrew Dunn
Distributed by Miramax Films
Release date
  • 14 May 1989 (1989-05-14)(Cannes Film Festival)
Running time
100 minutes [1]
CountryUnited Kingdom

Strapless is a 1989 film written and directed by David Hare.


Plot summary

An expatriate American doctor in London allows herself to lighten up when her freewheeling younger sister and a mysterious man enter her life. Her inhibitions released, the beautiful doctor learns that freedom has its own price.



After the film's May 1990 U.S. theatrical release, it was released on videocassette in the United States by RCA/Columbia and in Canada by Cineplex Odeon. In 2000, the film was released on DVD by Anchor Bay. The DVD has since been discontinued.

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  1. "Strapless - Official Site - Miramax". Retrieved 1 July 2017.