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1* DyeingForYourArt: Creator/MerylStreep allegedly put on 15-20 pounds of weight for her role in this film as a middle-aged housewife.* FakeNationality: American Creator/MerylStreep as Italian Francesca. Another American, this time legendary leading lady Kelli O'Hara, also originated the role in the musical.* PlayingAgainstType: Some critics were skeptical about Film/DirtyHarry casting himself as a romantic lead. [[WordOfGod Eastwood himself]] has stated that this movie is as close as he has ever been to playing himself.* RealLifeRelative: Clint and Kyle Eastwood.* WhatCouldHaveBeen: ** Creator/RobertRedford was originally set to direct and star in the film.** Music/{{Cher}}, Creator/GlennClose, Creator/CatherineDeneuve, Creator/AnjelicaHuston, Creator/JessicaLange, Creator/IsabellaRossellini, Creator/SusanSarandon and Creator/KathleenTurner were considered for Francesca Johnson.** Creator/SydneyPollack was going to direct at one stage.----


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